FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 19 October 2009 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 Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 26 games played, Eagles have recorded 5 wins, and Leicester City have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Wed 14 JanCrystal Palace2 - 1Leicester CityFAC
2008/2009Sat 03 JanLeicester City0 - 0Crystal PalaceFAC
2007/2008Mon 28 JanLeicester City1 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

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 lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 18 points from their 12 games so far. Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 16 points from their 11 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leicester City6141777
Crystal Palace63217611

FootyMad's prediction ...

An indifferent set of results for Crystal Palace on the road, and I believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Eagles. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Leicester City Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crystal Palace Undefeated in last 4 away games.
6 games since last defeat.