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Last updated : 02 October 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Blackpool fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Blackpool at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was less than a year ago, in January 2009, with Blackpool inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Eagles in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 31 JanCrystal Palace0-1BlackpoolCHMP
2008/2009Sat 25 OctBlackpool2 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2007/2008Sat 29 MarCrystal Palace0 - 0BlackpoolCHMP
2007/2008Sat 20 OctBlackpool1 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2003/2004Tue 28 OctBlackpool1 - 3Crystal PalaceLGEC
2002/2003Sat 04 JanBlackpool1 - 2Crystal PalaceFAC
1977/1978Tue 25 AprCrystal Palace2 - 2BlackpoolCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Eagles have conceded a disappointing 9 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Blackpool have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Seasiders's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 12 points from their 9 games played so far, Blackpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 16 from their 10 games so far.

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

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Crystal Palace's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Blackpool. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Blackpool Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.