FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

Last updated : 03 April 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Queens Park Rangers v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Eagles will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2007, with Crystal Palace inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Rangers in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 29 NovCrystal Palace0 - 0Q.P.R.CHMP
2007/2008Tue 04 DecQ.P.R.1 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2007/2008Sat 10 NovCrystal Palace1 - 1Q.P.R.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 02 DecCrystal Palace3 - 0Q.P.R.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Queens Park Rangers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.

Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Eagles have hit 9 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Q.P.R.'s 56 points from 40 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Crystal Palace's 51 points from 39 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace62138107

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Crystal Palace on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Q.P.R.. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Q.P.R. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Crystal Palace 9 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.