Crystal Palace face a trip to Preston North End at Deepdale on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 19 games played, Eagles have recorded 3 wins, and Preston N.E. have come away with 9 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2008, with Preston N.E. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 07 Mar||Crystal Palace||2 - 1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Preston North End are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The North End's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Preston N.E.'s 23 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 17 points from their 13 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Crystal Palace only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Deepdale will be a good result. Score draw
|Preston N.E.||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
|Crystal Palace||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
No win in the 3 most recent games.