Crystal Palace face a trip to Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Saturday evening, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in December 2002, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Thu 26 Dec||Portsmouth||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 17 Aug||Crystal Palace||2 - 3||Portsmouth||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Tue 05 Mar||Crystal Palace||0 - 0||Portsmouth||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 15 Sep||Portsmouth||4 - 2||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Wed 02 May||Portsmouth||2 - 4||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 21 Oct||Crystal Palace||2 - 3||Portsmouth||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Sat 30 Oct||Portsmouth||3 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Portsmouth are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Pompey in those games, with 7 conceded.
Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Portsmouth see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 4 points from their 3 games played so far, Crystal Palace find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 4 games have yielded only 1 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Portsmouth may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Portsmouth||Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.|
|Crystal Palace||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.