FM Preview: Crystal Palace v West Bromwich Albion 26 Apr 2010

Last updated : 25 April 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v West Bromwich Albion fixture

Crystal Palace are ready to welcome West Bromwich Albion to Selhurst Park on Monday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 8 of the 22 previous games, with the Eagles winning just 7.

The previous match played between the two at Selhurst Park was within the last three years, in December 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 26 SepWest Brom.0 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2007/2008Wed 12 MarWest Brom.1 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2007/2008Sat 01 DecCrystal Palace1-1West Brom.CHMP
2006/2007Wed 14 MarWest Brom.2 - 3Crystal PalaceCHMP
2006/2007Tue 17 OctCrystal Palace0 - 2West Brom.CHMP
2004/2005Tue 01 FebWest Brom.2 - 2Crystal PalacePREM
2004/2005Sat 23 OctCrystal Palace3 - 0West Brom.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

West Brom.'s away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Crystal Palace are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 47 points from 44 matches. West Brom. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 89 points from the 44 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace6222988
West Brom.642011414

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Eagles at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the The Baggies come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace 9 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
West Brom. Undefeated in last 4 away games.
11 games since last defeat.