FM Preview: Doncaster Rovers v Crystal Palace 22 Apr 2011

Footymad preview History of the Doncaster Rovers v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Doncaster Rovers at Keepmoat Stadium on Friday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 6 games played, Eagles have recorded 2 wins, and Doncaster Rovers have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 27 Nov Crystal Palace 1 - 0 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2009/2010 Sat 27 Feb Doncaster Rvs. 1-1 Crystal Palace Championship
2009/2010 Sat 05 Dec Crystal Palace 0 - 3 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2008/2009 Sat 25 Apr Doncaster Rvs. 2 - 0 Crystal Palace Championship
2008/2009 Sat 13 Dec Crystal Palace 2 - 1 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2003/2004 Tue 23 Sep Crystal Palace 2 - 1 Doncaster Rvs. League Cup
1981/1982 Tue 27 Oct Crystal Palace 2 - 0 Doncaster Rvs. League Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Doncaster Rovers need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Rovers have scored 4, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Crystal Palace is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Eagles have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Doncaster Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 45 points from 42 matches.

Crystal Palace are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 43 points from 42 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Doncaster Rovers 6 0 2 4 3 9 2
Crystal Palace 6 1 2 3 8 10 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Crystal Palace on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Doncaster Rovers. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Doncaster Rovers Failed to win in previous 7 home matches.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Crystal Palace Not won in previous 16 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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