Crystal Palace play host to Doncaster Rovers at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. All the previous meetings between the two have been won by the Eagles.
The last time the two teams met at Crystal Palace was back in September 2003, over five years ago, the Eagles carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Tue 23 Sep||Crystal Palace||2-1||Doncaster Rvs.||LGEC|
|1981/1982||Tue 27 Oct||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Doncaster Rvs.||LGEC|
|1981/1982||Tue 06 Oct||Doncaster Rvs.||1 - 0||Crystal Palace||LGEC|
|1975/1976||Tue 09 Sep||Doncaster Rvs.||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||LGEC|
|1960/1961||Sat 31 Dec||Crystal Palace||5 - 1||Doncaster Rvs.||LGE2|
|1960/1961||Sat 27 Aug||Doncaster Rvs.||1 - 5||Crystal Palace||LGE2|
|1959/1960||Sat 09 Apr||Doncaster Rvs.||1 - 2||Crystal Palace||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Eagles, with 5 goals against.
The away form of Doncaster Rvs. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Rovers have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Crystal Palace lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 33 points from their 22 games so far. Doncaster Rvs. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 18 points from their 22 games thus far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With the Eagles being in decent shape at home at the moment, I am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win
|Crystal Palace||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Doncaster Rvs.||Not won in previous 11 away matches.|