FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview

Last updated : 08 May 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Coventry City v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Coventry City at Highfield Road Stadium at lunchtime on Sunday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 42 games played, Eagles have recorded 10 wins, and Coventry City have come away with 20 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in August 2002, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 29 NovCrystal Palace1 - 1Coventry CityLD1
2002/2003Wed 01 JanCrystal Palace1 - 1Coventry CityLD1
2002/2003Wed 06 NovCrystal Palace3 - 0Coventry CityLC
2002/2003Sat 24 AugCoventry City1 - 0Crystal PalaceLD1
2001/2002Tue 29 JanCrystal Palace1 - 3Coventry CityLD1
2001/2002Wed 28 NovCoventry City2 - 0Crystal PalaceLD1
1997/1998Sat 28 FebCrystal Palace0 - 3Coventry CityPREM

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. In this time, Sky Blues have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 4.

Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Coventry City see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division One, showing a record of 62 points from their 45 games played so far, Crystal Palace's total of 73 points from their 45 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division One.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Coventry City62131197
Crystal Palace651011316

FootyMad's prediction ...

Crystal Palace are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Coventry City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Coventry City No sequences of note
Crystal Palace 3 successive away victories.
16 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.