Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Derby County at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 28 games played, Eagles have recorded 11 wins, and Derby County have come away with 8 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was two seasons ago, in April 2007, with Crystal Palace running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 06 Dec||Derby County||1 - 2||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sun 29 Apr||Crystal Palace||2-0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 16 Dec||Derby County||1 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 25 Mar||Derby County||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Wed 28 Dec||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 21 Feb||Derby County||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 14 Oct||Crystal Palace||1 - 1||Derby County||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 5 in the wrong end.
Derby County's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Rams have hit 9 goals, 12 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 43 games played so far, Derby County find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 51 points from their 42 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Crystal Palace at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Eagles will at least gain a draw. No-score draw
|Crystal Palace||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Derby County||4 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.