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:|
|2005/2006||Wed 25 Jan||Southampton||0 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 07 May||Crystal Palace||2-2||Southampton||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 27 Nov||Southampton||2 - 2||Crystal Palace||PREM|
|1997/1998||Fri 26 Dec||Crystal Palace||1 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
|1997/1998||Wed 27 Aug||Southampton||1 - 0||Crystal Palace||PREM|
|1994/1995||Wed 03 May||Southampton||3 - 1||Crystal Palace||PREM|
|1994/1995||Sat 26 Nov||Crystal Palace||0 - 0||Southampton||PREM|
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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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
|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.