Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Cardiff City at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 18 wins out of 27 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was just last season, in March 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 15 Nov||Cardiff City||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 04 Mar||Crystal Palace||0-0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 06 Nov||Cardiff City||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 30 Dec||Cardiff City||0 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 14 Oct||Crystal Palace||1 - 2||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 04 Feb||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Sep||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 4 in the wrong end.
Cardiff City's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Bluebirds have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 53 points from their 41 games played so far, Cardiff City's total of 67 points from their 40 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Selhurst Park for the Eagles and the Madmen are unable to see past Cardiff City claiming victory in a close match.
|Crystal Palace||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Cardiff City||Not won in previous 5 away matches.|