FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Norwich City 26 Dec 2010

Last updated : 25 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Norwich City fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Norwich City at Selhurst Park at lunchtime on Sunday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Eagles are clearly on top, having won 34 and lost only 11 of the 54 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was two seasons ago, in December 2008, with Crystal Palace running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 19 OctNorwich City1 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2008/2009Fri 26 DecCrystal Palace3-1Norwich CityCHMP
2008/2009Tue 25 NovNorwich City1 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2007/2008Tue 01 JanCrystal Palace1 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 15 SepNorwich City1 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2006/2007Mon 01 JanCrystal Palace3 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 16 SepNorwich City0 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Norwich City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Crystal Palace are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 21 points from their 22 games thus far. Norwich City's total of 36 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace6213687
Norwich City632112911

FootyMad's prediction ...

Crystal Palace are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Norwich City running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Norwich City Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.