FootyMAD's Southampton match preview

Last updated : 07 December 2008 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 Monday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 33 games played, Eagles have recorded 15 wins, and Southampton have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was less than a year ago, in February 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 02 FebCrystal Palace1-1SouthamptonCHMP
2007/2008Sat 11 AugSouthampton1 - 4Crystal PalaceCHMP
2006/2007Tue 26 DecSouthampton1 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2006/2007Tue 12 SepCrystal Palace0 - 2SouthamptonCHMP
2005/2006Sat 22 AprCrystal Palace2 - 1SouthamptonCHMP
2005/2006Wed 25 JanSouthampton0 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2004/2005Sat 07 MayCrystal Palace2 - 2SouthamptonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Eagles in those games, with 5 conceded.

Southampton have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Saints have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crystal Palace lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 30 points from their 21 games so far. Southampton are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 22 from their 21 matches played.

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

The match against Southampton is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Eagles in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Southampton Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.