FM Preview: Millwall v Crystal Palace 31 Dec 2011

Footymad preview History of the Millwall v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Millwall at The Den at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 46 games played, Eagles have recorded 10 wins, and Millwall have come away with 23 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2011, with Millwall running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 26 Nov Crystal Palace 0 - 0 Millwall Championship
2010/2011 Sat 01 Jan Millwall 3 - 0 Crystal Palace Championship
2010/2011 Sat 16 Oct Crystal Palace 0 - 1 Millwall Championship
2005/2006 Sat 18 Feb Millwall 1 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2005/2006 Sat 03 Dec Crystal Palace 1 - 1 Millwall Championship
2003/2004 Fri 26 Dec Crystal Palace 0 - 1 Millwall League Division One
2003/2004 Sat 30 Aug Millwall 1 - 1 Crystal Palace League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Millwall have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Lions, with 5 goals against.

Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Eagles have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Millwall are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 26 points from 23 matches.

Crystal Palace's 33 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Millwall 6 2 2 2 4 6 8
Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 6 6 10

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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 Millwall. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Millwall Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Crystal Palace 14 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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