Crystal Palace are ready to welcome Crewe Alexandra to Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Eagles are clearly on top, having won 5 and lost only 1 of the 9 games.
The previous match played between the two at Selhurst Park was within the last three years, in December 2003, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a League Division One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 29 Oct||Crewe Alex.||2 - 2||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 24 Apr||Crewe Alex.||2 - 3||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 09 Dec||Crystal Palace||1-3||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sun 07 Apr||Crewe Alex.||0 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 17 Nov||Crystal Palace||4 - 1||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 31 Mar||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 16 Dec||Crewe Alex.||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Eagles in those games, with 9 conceded.
Crewe Alex. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Railwaymen have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Crystal Palace's total of 70 points from their 42 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola Championship. Crewe Alex. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola Championship with a return of just 37 points from their 42 games thus 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 Crewe Alex.. Home Win
|Crystal Palace||Not drawn a match in their last 4 .|
|Crewe Alex.||4 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.