Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Preston North End at Selhurst Park on Monday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Eagles are clearly on top, having won 14 and lost only 4 of the 22 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was less than a year ago, in April 2010, with Crystal Palace running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 23 Oct||Preston N.E.||4 - 3||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Mon 05 Apr||Crystal Palace||3-1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 31 Oct||Preston N.E.||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 07 Mar||Crystal Palace||2 - 1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 16 Aug||Preston N.E.||2 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Mar||Preston N.E.||0 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 27 Nov||Crystal Palace||2 - 1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
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.
Preston N.E. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the North End have hit 9 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Crystal Palace are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 22 points from their 24 games thus far. Preston N.E. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 23 games have yielded only 19 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Eagles. No-score draw
|Crystal Palace||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Preston N.E.||Not won in previous 5 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.