FootyMAD's Leeds United match preview

Last updated : 03 March 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Leeds United fixture

Crystal Palace are ready to welcome Leeds United to Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 25 games played, Eagles have recorded 9 wins, and Leeds Utd. have come away with 6 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Selhurst Park was more than three years back, in February 2003, with Leeds Utd. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Eagles in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sun 16 FebCrystal Palace1-2Leeds Utd.FAC
1997/1998Sat 31 JanCrystal Palace0 - 2Leeds Utd.PREM
1997/1998Sat 23 AugLeeds Utd.0 - 2Crystal PalacePREM
1996/1997Sat 25 JanLeeds Utd.1 - 0Crystal PalaceFAC
1996/1997Tue 14 JanCrystal Palace2 - 2Leeds Utd.FAC
1994/1995Tue 09 MayLeeds Utd.3 - 1Crystal PalacePREM
1994/1995Tue 30 AugCrystal Palace1 - 2Leeds Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Eagles, with 6 goals against.

Leeds Utd. have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Whites's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Crystal Palace's total of 60 points from their 35 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola Championship. Leeds Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 66 points from 35 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace63219511
Leeds Utd.63308412

FootyMad's prediction ...

Crystal Palace are starting to turn Selhurst Park into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occassion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace 5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Leeds Utd. Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
9 games since last defeat.