Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Sheffield Wednesday at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 24 games played, Eagles have recorded 11 wins, and Sheff. Wed. have come away with 5 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was less than a year ago, in December 2007, the Eagles carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Mar||Sheff. Wed.||2 - 2||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Eagles in those games, with 4 conceded.
The away form of Sheff. Wed. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The Owls have hit 5 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Crystal Palace find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 16 points from their 14 matches. Sheff. Wed. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 18 points from their 14 games played so far,
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Eagles's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Sheff. Wed.. Home Win
|Crystal Palace||6 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Sheff. Wed.||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.