FootyMAD's Charlton Athletic match preview

Last updated : 14 May 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Charlton Athletic v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a do-or-die trip to Charlton Athletic at The Valley on Sunday afternoon, desperate to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 28 games played, Eagles have recorded 9 wins, and Charlton have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Valley came earlier this season, with 10-man Crystal Palace inflicting a 1 - 2 defeat upon the Addicks in a League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sun 05 DecCrystal Palace0 - 1Charlton Ath.PREM
2004/2005Wed 27 OctCharlton Ath.1 - 2Crystal PalaceLC
1999/2000Sat 25 MarCrystal Palace0 - 1Charlton Ath.CHMP
1999/2000Sun 26 DecCharlton Ath.2 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
1996/1997Sat 08 MarCharlton Ath.2 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
1996/1997Sat 21 DecCrystal Palace1 - 0Charlton Ath.CHMP
1995/1996Sun 04 FebCharlton Ath.0 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Charlton Athletic's dreadful home form has resulted in just one victory and one draw from their last six played. While Addicks have scored seven, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Crystal Palace is pretty dire, managing a paltry two draws from the last six matches. While the Eagles have hit four goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Charlton see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 45 points from their 37 games played so far, Crystal Palace are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 32 points from their 37 games thus far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Charlton Ath.60153121
Crystal Palace61326106

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Addicks, as the Eagles have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Charlton Ath.Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Crystal PalaceNot won in previous 14 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.