Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Burnley at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 4 of the 13 previous games, with the Eagles winning just 3.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was less than a year ago, in October 2005, with Crystal Palace running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Mon 17 Apr||Burnley||0 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Oct||Crystal Palace||2-0||Burnley||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Jan||Crystal Palace||0 - 0||Burnley||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 09 Aug||Burnley||2 - 3||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 18 Jan||Crystal Palace||1 - 1||Burnley||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 31 Aug||Burnley||0 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 01 Dec||Crystal Palace||1 - 2||Burnley||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Burnley have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 2 goals have been registered in this time, with 3 leaked at the wrong end.
Crystal Palace are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 9 points from 4 games. Burnley lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 7 from their 4 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Eagles's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Burnley. Home Win
|Crystal Palace||6 games since last home draw.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Burnley||An overall losing run of 2 games.|
No win in the 3 most recent games.