FootyMAD's Southampton match preview

Last updated : 21 April 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Southampton fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Southampton at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 30 games played, Eagles have recorded 14 wins, and Southampton have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was less than a year ago, in May 2005, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Wed 25 JanSouthampton0 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2004/2005Sat 07 MayCrystal Palace2-2SouthamptonPREM
2004/2005Sat 27 NovSouthampton2 - 2Crystal PalacePREM
1997/1998Fri 26 DecCrystal Palace1 - 1SouthamptonPREM
1997/1998Wed 27 AugSouthampton1 - 0Crystal PalacePREM
1994/1995Wed 03 MaySouthampton3 - 1Crystal PalacePREM
1994/1995Sat 26 NovCrystal Palace0 - 0SouthamptonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Eagles in those games, with 9 conceded.

Southampton have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Saints's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Crystal Palace's total of 72 points from their 44 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola Championship. Southampton's 55 points from 44 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Eagles, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Southampton Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.