FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Norwich City 29 Jan 2011

Last updated : 28 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Norwich City fixture

Crystal Palace are ready to welcome Norwich City to Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Eagles are clearly on top, having won 34 and lost only 11 of the 54 games.

The previous match played between the two at Selhurst Park was within the last three years, in December 2008, with Crystal Palace running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

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 are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These games have seen the Eagles score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 2.

Norwich City's away form is equally impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Canaries, and 7 goals against.

Crystal Palace are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 26 points from their 27 games thus far. Norwich City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 47 points from 27 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace6123395
Norwich City63219611

FootyMad's prediction ...

Crystal Palace may be in prime form at home, but the quality of the opposition suggests to me that Norwich City are going to come away with all the points in this one. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Norwich City Undefeated in last 6 away games.