FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 27 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leicester City v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Leicester City at Walkers Stadium on Monday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 24 games played, Eagles have recorded 5 wins, and Leicester City have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 18 AugCrystal Palace2 - 2Leicester CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 10 MarCrystal Palace2 - 0Leicester CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 21 OctLeicester City1 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2005/2006Fri 07 AprLeicester City2 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2005/2006Mon 02 JanCrystal Palace2 - 0Leicester CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 01 FebLeicester City1 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2002/2003Tue 27 AugCrystal Palace0 - 0Leicester CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

The away form of Crystal Palace however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Eagles, and 5 goals against.

Leicester City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 31 points from 28 matches. Crystal Palace's total of 44 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leicester City6222668
Crystal Palace64119313

FootyMad's prediction ...

Crystal Palace are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Leicester City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Leicester City Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Crystal Palace 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.