FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Scunthorpe United 16 Apr 2011

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Last updated : 15 April 2011

Footymad preview History of the Crystal Palace v Scunthorpe United fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Scunthorpe United at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 2 of the previous 3 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was just last season, in September 2009, where Scunthorpe United annihilated the Eagles 0-4 in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 28 Aug Scunthorpe U. 3 - 0 Crystal Palace Championship
2009/2010 Sat 06 Feb Scunthorpe U. 1 - 2 Crystal Palace Championship
2009/2010 Sat 12 Sep Crystal Palace 0-4 Scunthorpe U. Championship
2007/2008 Sat 12 Apr Crystal Palace 2 - 0 Scunthorpe U. Championship
2007/2008 Sat 03 Nov Scunthorpe U. 0 - 0 Crystal Palace Championship
1997/1998 Sat 03 Jan Crystal Palace 2 - 0 Scunthorpe U. F.A. Cup
1959/1960 Sat 09 Jan Scunthorpe U. 1 - 0 Crystal Palace F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Eagles in those games, with 6 conceded.

In complete contrast to Crystal Palace, Scunthorpe United are having a torrid time on their travels, losing every single one of the last six matches played! Iron have conceded 15 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Crystal Palace are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 43 points from 41 matches.

Scunthorpe United are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 37 points from their 41 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crystal Palace 6 2 2 2 8 8 8
Scunthorpe United 6 1 0 5 4 17 3

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Crystal Palace at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Eagles will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crystal Palace Unbeaten in the last 13 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Scunthorpe United Lost each of the previous 9 away matches.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.

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