FM Preview: Leicester City v Crystal Palace 20 Nov 2011

Last updated : 19 November 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Leicester City v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Leicester City at Walkers Stadium on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 28 games played, Eagles have recorded 5 wins, and Leicester City have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, 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 Tue 12 Apr Leicester City 1-1 Crystal Palace Championship
2010/2011 Sat 07 Aug Crystal Palace 3 - 2 Leicester City Championship
2009/2010 Tue 16 Mar Crystal Palace 0 - 1 Leicester City Championship
2009/2010 Tue 20 Oct Leicester City 2 - 0 Crystal Palace Championship
2008/2009 Wed 14 Jan Crystal Palace 2 - 1 Leicester City F.A. Cup
2008/2009 Sat 03 Jan Leicester City 0 - 0 Crystal Palace F.A. Cup
2007/2008 Mon 28 Jan Leicester City 1 - 0 Crystal Palace Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Leicester City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Foxes in those games, with 6 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 8 goals for and 7 against.

Leicester City's 22 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Crystal Palace's total of 25 points from their 16 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Leicester City 6 2 0 4 7 10 6
Crystal Palace 6 3 2 1 4 2 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Crystal Palace are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Leicester City. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Leicester City Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Crystal Palace 9 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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