FootyMAD Millwall match preview

Last updated : 29 August 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Millwall v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Pal face a trip to Millwall at The New Den on Saturday evening, 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 2003, as the Lions edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Mon 21 AprMillwall3 - 2Crystal PalLD1
2002/2003Sat 07 DecCrystal Pal1 - 0MillwallLD1
2001/2002Wed 26 DecMillwall3 - 0Crystal PalLD1
2001/2002Sat 08 SepCrystal Pal1 - 3MillwallLD1
1995/1996Sat 30 MarMillwall1 - 4Crystal PalLD1
1995/1996Sun 22 OctCrystal Pal1 - 2MillwallLD1
1993/1994Sat 09 AprCrystal Pal1 - 0MillwallLD1

Recent respective form guides

Millwall have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Lions in those games, with 5 conceded.

The Eagles have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 14 goals for the Eagles, and 5 goals against.

Millwall's total of 8 points from their 4 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division One. Crystal Pal are leading the way in the Nationwide League Division One, with their 4 games giving them a return of 9 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Pal631210810

FootyMad's prediction ...

This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Eagles, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Millwall Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crystal Pal Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.