FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 06 April 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leicester City v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace pack their bags to visit Leicester City at Walkers Stadium on Friday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 22 games played, Eagles have recorded 5 wins, and Leicester City have come away with 8 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Walkers Stadium was more than three years back, in February 2003, the Foxes carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Mon 02 JanCrystal Palace2 - 0Leicester CityCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Leicester City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 47 points from their 41 matches. Crystal Palace's total of 70 points from their 41 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leicester City63128810
Crystal Palace631211810

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Eagles has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Leicester City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Leicester City Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crystal Palace 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.