FootyMAD's Blackburn Rovers match preview

Last updated : 10 December 2004 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Blackburn Rovers fixture

Crystal Palace are ready to welcome Blackburn Rovers to Selhurst Park on Saturday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Eagles are clearly on top, winning 57.89% of the games played between the two.

The previous match played between the two at Selhurst Park was more than three years back, in December 2000, with Blackburn R. inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Eagles in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2000/2001Fri 22 DecCrystal Palace2-3Blackburn R.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 12 AugBlackburn R.2 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
1999/2000Sat 29 AprCrystal Palace2 - 1Blackburn R.CHMP
1999/2000Wed 20 OctBlackburn R.1 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
1997/1998Sun 28 DecBlackburn R.2 - 2Crystal PalacePREM
1997/1998Sat 30 AugCrystal Palace1 - 2Blackburn R.PREM
1994/1995Thu 20 AprBlackburn R.2 - 1Crystal PalacePREM

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace 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 Eagles in those games, with 5 conceded.

Blackburn R. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Rovers have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crystal Palace are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 16 matches. Blackburn R. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 16 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace60245112
Blackburn R.6141987

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Eagles. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Blackburn R. Undefeated in last 3 away games.