FootyMAD's Barnsley match preview

Last updated : 17 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Barnsley fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Barnsley at Selhurst Park at tea-time on Saturday,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was less than a year ago, in March 2008, with Crystal Palace running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 15 MarCrystal Palace2-0BarnsleyCHMP
2007/2008Sat 08 DecBarnsley0 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2006/2007Sat 21 AprBarnsley2 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2006/2007Sat 18 NovCrystal Palace2 - 0BarnsleyCHMP
2001/2002Tue 26 FebBarnsley1 - 4Crystal PalaceCHMP
2001/2002Sat 22 SepCrystal Palace1 - 0BarnsleyCHMP
2000/2001Tue 20 FebBarnsley1 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the Eagles score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 3.

The away form of Barnsley is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Tykes have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Crystal Palace find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 12 points from their 10 matches. Barnsley are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 8 points from their 10 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Barnsley is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Eagles in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace 4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Barnsley Not won in previous 7 away matches.