Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Scunthorpe United at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Eagles have drawn both of the previous games against their opponents, however.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was just last season, in April 2008, with Crystal Palace running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 12 Apr||Crystal Palace||2-0||Scunthorpe U.||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 03 Nov||Scunthorpe U.||0 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sat 03 Jan||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Scunthorpe U.||FAC|
|1959/1960||Sat 09 Jan||Scunthorpe U.||1 - 0||Crystal Palace||FAC|
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. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
Scunthorpe U. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Iron have hit 7 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Crystal Palace find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 5 points from their 5 matches. Scunthorpe U. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 3 points from 5 matches.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
With Crystal Palace only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw
|Crystal Palace||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Scunthorpe U.||5 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.