FootyMAD's Southampton match preview

Last updated : 11 September 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 Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 31 games played, Eagles have recorded 15 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 April 2006, the Eagles carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 22 AprCrystal Palace2-1SouthamptonCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Southampton have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Saints's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Crystal Palace's total of 10 points from their 6 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Southampton see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 7 points from their 6 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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 Southampton. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Southampton Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.