Crystal Palace face a trip to Bristol City at Ashton Gate Stadium on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 37 games played, Eagles have recorded 8 wins, and Bristol City have come away with 17 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2008, the Robins carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in an Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2) match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 22 Nov||Crystal Palace||4 - 2||Bristol City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 13 May||Bristol City||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||D1PO|
|2007/2008||Sat 10 May||Crystal Palace||1 - 2||Bristol City||D1PO|
|2007/2008||Mon 18 Feb||Bristol City||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Jan||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Bristol City||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Sat 12 Dec||Bristol City||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Sat 14 Nov||Crystal Palace||2 - 1||Bristol City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Bristol City will be hoping to improve on their poor home form, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While Robins have scored 5, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
Crystal Palace's away form is none too clever either, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Eagles, and 5 goals against.
Bristol City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 31 points from their 25 games played so far, Crystal Palace's total of 40 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Eagles have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Ashton Gate Stadium with an easy victory. Away win
|Bristol City||Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.|
|Crystal Palace||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
9 games since last defeat.