Crystal Palace face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 16 games played, Eagles have recorded 2 wins, and Burnley have come away with 8 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 23 Aug||Crystal Palace||0 - 0||Burnley||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sun 04 May||Crystal Palace||5 - 0||Burnley||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Sep||Burnley||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Mar||Burnley||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 26 Aug||Crystal Palace||2 - 2||Burnley||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Mon 17 Apr||Burnley||0 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Oct||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Burnley||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Burnley have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Clarets in those games, with 9 conceded.
In complete contrast to Burnley, Crystal Palace are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Eagles have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Burnley lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 55 points from their 36 games so far. Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 47 points from their 35 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Clarets, as the Eagles have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Burnley||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Crystal Palace||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.