Crystal Palace face a trip to Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough 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 lose 14 and win only 3 of the 23 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2006, as the The Owls edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Dec||Crystal Palace||2 - 1||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 31 Mar||Crystal Palace||1 - 2||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 31 Oct||Sheff. Wed.||3 - 2||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 11 Feb||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Tue 27 Sep||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 22 Feb||Crystal Palace||0 - 0||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Wed 25 Sep||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield Wednesday are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.
Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Eagles's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.
Sheff. Wed. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 43 points from their 37 games thus far. Crystal Palace lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 57 from their 39 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Eagles has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Sheff. Wed.. Away win
|Sheff. Wed.||4 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Crystal Palace||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
6 games since last defeat.