Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Preston North End at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Eagles are clearly on top, having won 12 and lost only 4 of the 20 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was just last season, in November 2007, the Eagles carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 16 Aug||Preston N.E.||2 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Mar||Preston N.E.||0 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 27 Nov||Crystal Palace||2-1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 07 Apr||Crystal Palace||3 - 0||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 27 Jan||Crystal Palace||0 - 2||Preston N.E.||FAC|
|2006/2007||Sat 25 Nov||Preston N.E.||0 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Tue 07 Feb||Crystal Palace||1 - 2||Preston N.E.||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Eagles's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Preston N.E. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the North End have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 44 points from their 34 games played so far, Preston N.E.'s total of 56 points from their 36 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.
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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 Preston N.E.. Away win
|Crystal Palace||Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Preston N.E.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.