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:|
|2002/2003||Sun 16 Feb||Crystal Palace||1-2||Leeds Utd.||FAC|
|1997/1998||Sat 31 Jan||Crystal Palace||0 - 2||Leeds Utd.||PREM|
|1997/1998||Sat 23 Aug||Leeds Utd.||0 - 2||Crystal Palace||PREM|
|1996/1997||Sat 25 Jan||Leeds Utd.||1 - 0||Crystal Palace||FAC|
|1996/1997||Tue 14 Jan||Crystal Palace||2 - 2||Leeds Utd.||FAC|
|1994/1995||Tue 09 May||Leeds Utd.||3 - 1||Crystal Palace||PREM|
|1994/1995||Tue 30 Aug||Crystal Palace||1 - 2||Leeds 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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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
|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.