FootyMAD's Newcastle United match preview

Last updated : 26 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Newcastle United v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace travel to take on Newcastle United at St. James' Park on Wednesday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 12 out of 18 times.

The last time the two teams met at Newcastle Utd. was just over four years ago, in April 2005, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 22 AugCrystal Palace0 - 2Newcastle Utd.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Magpies, with 2 goals against.

The Eagles have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Eagles's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Newcastle Utd. are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 25 games giving them a return of 52 points. Crystal Palace's 37 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newcastle Utd.6141987
Crystal Palace63309512

FootyMad's prediction ...

An interesting game for the Eagles to play at the moment, and one from which I believe will see Crystal Palace take away one point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Newcastle Utd. Unbeaten in the last 15 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crystal Palace Undefeated in last 4 away games.
7 games since last defeat.