FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

Last updated : 01 December 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Queens Park Rangers fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Queens Park Rangers at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 41 games played, Eagles have recorded 14 wins, and Q.P.R. have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was less than a year ago, in February 2006, the Eagles carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 04 NovQ.P.R.4 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2005/2006Tue 14 FebCrystal Palace2-1Q.P.R.CHMP
2005/2006Mon 03 OctQ.P.R.1 - 3Crystal PalaceCHMP
2000/2001Sat 30 DecQ.P.R.1 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2000/2001Sun 20 AugCrystal Palace1 - 1Q.P.R.CHMP
1999/2000Wed 22 MarQ.P.R.0 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
1999/2000Sun 14 NovCrystal Palace3 - 0Q.P.R.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

Q.P.R.'s away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Rangers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 13 goals for and 12 against.

Crystal Palace find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 23 points from their 20 matches. Q.P.R. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 24 points from their 20 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Selhurst Park for the Eagles and the Madmen are unable to see past Q.P.R. claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace 8 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Q.P.R. Undefeated in last 3 away games.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.