FM Preview: Ipswich Town v Crystal Palace 22 Oct 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 21st October 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Ipswich Town take on Crystal Palace in a Championship match on 22nd October 2011 at 15:00.
History of the Ipswich Town v Crystal Palace fixture
Crystal Palace face a trip to Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Eagles will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, the Tractor Boys carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2008/2009||Sat 17 Jan||Crystal Palace||1 - 4||Ipswich Town||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 27 Sep||Ipswich Town||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2007/2008||Tue 12 Feb||Crystal Palace||0 - 1||Ipswich Town||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Ipswich Town are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Tractor Boys in those games, with 8 conceded.
Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Eagles's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Ipswich Town's total of 20 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.
Crystal Palace's total of 20 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.
Current overall team form
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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 Ipswich Town. No-score draw
|Ipswich Town||Won 4 successive home games.
10 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
|Crystal Palace||7 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here