Crystal Palace are ready to welcome Portsmouth to Selhurst Park at lunchtime on Sunday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Eagles are clearly on top, having won 16 and lost only 6 of the 27 games.
The previous match played between the two at Selhurst Park was within the last three years, in August 2002, with Portsmouth inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Eagles in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 11 Sep||Portsmouth||3 - 1||Crystal Palace||PREM|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace 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, 6 to 4.
Portsmouth have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Pompey's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Crystal Palace are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 14 points from their 18 games thus far. Portsmouth see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 23 points from their 18 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Your FootyMad panel thinks that Crystal Palace's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Portsmouth. Away win
|Crystal Palace||Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.|
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
|Portsmouth||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.