FM Preview: Scunthorpe United v Crystal Palace 28 Aug 2010

Last updated : 27 August 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Scunthorpe United v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park Stadium on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2010, with Crystal Palace inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Iron in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 06 FebScunthorpe U.1 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2009/2010Sat 12 SepCrystal Palace0 - 4Scunthorpe U.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 12 AprCrystal Palace2 - 0Scunthorpe U.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 03 NovScunthorpe U.0 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
1997/1998Sat 03 JanCrystal Palace2 - 0Scunthorpe U.FAC
1959/1960Sat 09 JanScunthorpe U.1 - 0Crystal PalaceFAC

Recent respective form guides

Scunthorpe United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Iron in those games, with 8 conceded.

Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Scunthorpe U. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 3 points from their 3 matches. Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 3 points from their 3 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Scunthorpe U.631210910
Crystal Palace6222888

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Crystal Palace only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Glanford Park Stadium will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Scunthorpe U. 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Crystal Palace Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.