FM Preview: Ipswich Town v Crystal Palace 16 Apr 2013

Last updated : 15 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Ipswich Town v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 40 games played, Eagles have recorded 11 wins, and Ipswich Town have come away with 20 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Portman Road was just last season, in October 2011, with Crystal Palace inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Tractor Boys in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 06 Nov Crystal Palace 5 - 0 Ipswich Town Championship
2011/2012 Sat 14 Apr Crystal Palace 1 - 1 Ipswich Town Championship
2011/2012 Sat 22 Oct Ipswich Town 0-1 Crystal Palace Championship
2010/2011 Sat 09 Apr Ipswich Town 2 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2010/2011 Sat 21 Aug Crystal Palace 1 - 2 Ipswich Town Championship
2009/2010 Sat 26 Dec Crystal Palace 3 - 1 Ipswich Town Championship
2009/2010 Tue 18 Aug Ipswich Town 1 - 3 Crystal Palace Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These games have seen the Tractor Boys score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

The away form of Crystal Palace is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Eagles have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Ipswich Town find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 53 points from their 42 matches.

Crystal Palace are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 66 points from 41 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Ipswich Town 6 3 2 1 6 2 11
Crystal Palace 6 1 2 3 6 12 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Tractor Boys, as the Eagles have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Ipswich Town 8 games since last home draw.
Crystal Palace Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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