FM Preview: Huddersfield Town v Crystal Palace 30 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Huddersfield Town v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace travel to take on Huddersfield Town at Kirklees Stadium on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.

The last time the two teams met at Huddersfield Town was more than a decade ago, in August 2000, with Crystal Palace inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Terriers in a League Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 22 Dec Crystal Palace 1 - 1 Huddersfield Championship
2000/2001 Tue 03 Apr Crystal Palace 0 - 0 Huddersfield League Division One
2000/2001 Sat 26 Aug Huddersfield 1-2 Crystal Palace League Division One
1999/2000 Sat 29 Jan Crystal Palace 2 - 2 Huddersfield League Division One
1999/2000 Sat 28 Aug Huddersfield 7 - 1 Crystal Palace League Division One
1998/1999 Sat 01 May Crystal Palace 2 - 2 Huddersfield League Division One
1998/1999 Sat 05 Dec Huddersfield 4 - 0 Crystal Palace League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Huddersfield Town may have lost only 1 of their last six home games, but the other 5 have resulted in drawn games. The Terriers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Crystal Palace is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Eagles have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Huddersfield Town are currently lying in 19th place in npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 33 from their 28 matches played.

Crystal Palace's total of 48 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Huddersfield Town 6 1 3 2 4 12 6
Crystal Palace 6 1 3 2 6 8 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Eagles out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Huddersfield Town. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Huddersfield Town Drawn last 5 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 8 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Crystal Palace Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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