FootyMAD's Bristol City match preview

Last updated : 18 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Bristol City fixture

Crystal Palace play host to Bristol City at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Eagles are clearly on top, having won 21 and lost only 7 of the 34 games.

The last time the two teams met at Crystal Palace was back in November 1998, over five years ago, the Eagles carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1998/1999Sat 12 DecBristol City1 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
1998/1999Sat 14 NovCrystal Palace2-1Bristol CityCHMP
1993/1994Tue 22 FebCrystal Palace4 - 1Bristol CityCHMP
1993/1994Sat 21 AugBristol City2 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
1988/1989Tue 01 NovBristol City4 - 1Crystal PalaceLGEC
1979/1980Sat 01 MarBristol City0 - 2Crystal PalacePREM
1979/1980Sat 20 OctCrystal Palace1 - 1Bristol CityPREM

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Eagles in those games, with 6 conceded.

Bristol City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Robins have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crystal Palace's total of 41 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Bristol City are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 48 points from the 27 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace64119413
Bristol City631291010

FootyMad's prediction ...

Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Bristol City No win in the 2 most recent games.