FM Preview: Millwall v Crystal Palace 01 Jan 2011

Last updated : 31 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Millwall v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace travel to take on Millwall at The Den on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 45 games played, Eagles have recorded 10 wins, and Millwall have come away with 22 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Millwall was just over four years ago, in February 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 16 OctCrystal Palace0 - 1MillwallCHMP
2005/2006Sat 18 FebMillwall1 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2005/2006Sat 03 DecCrystal Palace1 - 1MillwallCHMP
2003/2004Fri 26 DecCrystal Palace0 - 1MillwallCHMP
2003/2004Sat 30 AugMillwall1 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2002/2003Mon 21 AprMillwall3 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2002/2003Sat 07 DecCrystal Palace1 - 0MillwallCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Millwall have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the The Lions in those games, with 3 conceded.

The away form of Crystal Palace is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Eagles have hit 8 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Millwall's 32 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Crystal Palace are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 22 points from their 23 games thus far.

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Eagles are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Millwall. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Millwall 4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Crystal Palace Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.