FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 01 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Leicester City fixture

Crystal Palace are ready to welcome Leicester City to Selhurst Park on Monday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 22 games played, Eagles have recorded 11 wins, and Leicester City have come away with 8 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Selhurst Park was more than three years back, in August 2002, when they played out a goalless draw 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:
2002/2003Sat 01 FebLeicester City1 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2002/2003Tue 27 AugCrystal Palace0-0Leicester CityCHMP
2000/2001Wed 01 NovLeicester City0 - 3Crystal PalaceLGEC
1999/2000Wed 22 SepLeicester City4 - 2Crystal PalaceLGEC
1999/2000Tue 14 SepCrystal Palace3 - 3Leicester CityLGEC
1997/1998Sat 11 AprCrystal Palace0 - 3Leicester CityPREM
1997/1998Sat 24 JanCrystal Palace3 - 0Leicester CityFAC

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Eagles in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Leicester City is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Foxes have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crystal Palace's total of 41 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola Championship. Leicester City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 26 points from 26 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace63218511
Leicester City60245102

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

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Leicester City Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.