History of the Crystal Palace v Middlesbrough fixture
Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Middlesbrough at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Eagles are clearly on top, winning 55.00% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was less than a year ago, in February 2011, the Eagles carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 05 Feb||Crystal Palace||1-0||Middlesbrough||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 06 Nov||Middlesbrough||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 03 Apr||Middlesbrough||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 07 Nov||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Middlesbrough||Championship|
|2005/2006||Wed 30 Nov||Middlesbrough||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||League Cup|
|2004/2005||Sat 02 Apr||Crystal Palace||0 - 1||Middlesbrough||Premiership|
|2004/2005||Sat 28 Aug||Middlesbrough||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||Premiership|
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Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Eagles in those games, with 6 conceded.
Middlesbrough's away form is equally impressive, seeing them pick up six wins out of six. The Boro have put away 14 chances in these games, a let in just 1.
Crystal Palace lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 10 points from their 6 games so far.
Middlesbrough are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 14 points from 6 games.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the Eagles at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Boro come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Crystal Palace||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
|Middlesbrough||7 successive away victories.
9 games since last away draw.
13 games since last defeat.
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