FootyMAD's Newcastle United match preview

Last updated : 21 August 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Newcastle United fixture

Crystal Palace play host to Newcastle United at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 6 of the 12 previous games, with the Eagles winning just 5.

The last time the two teams met at Crystal Palace was just over four years ago, in November 2004, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 30 AprNewcastle Utd.0 - 0Crystal PalacePREM
2004/2005Sat 20 NovCrystal Palace0-2Newcastle Utd.PREM
2001/2002Sat 05 JanNewcastle Utd.2 - 0Crystal PalaceFAC
1998/1999Sat 02 JanNewcastle Utd.2 - 1Crystal PalaceFAC
1997/1998Wed 18 MarNewcastle Utd.1 - 2Crystal PalacePREM
1997/1998Sat 29 NovCrystal Palace1 - 2Newcastle Utd.PREM
1994/1995Sun 14 MayNewcastle Utd.3 - 2Crystal PalacePREM

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

The away form of Newcastle Utd. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Magpies have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Crystal Palace's 4 points from 3 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Newcastle Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 7 points from 3 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace6222668
Newcastle Utd.63128410

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Eagles. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Newcastle Utd. Not won in previous 7 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.