Crystal Palace play host to Southend United at Selhurst Park on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Eagles are clearly on top, having won 23 and lost only 6 of the 38 games.
The last time the two teams met at Crystal Palace was back in September 1996, over five years ago, with Crystal Palace annihilating their visitors 6-1 in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1996/1997||Tue 28 Jan||Southend Utd.||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Sat 28 Sep||Crystal Palace||6-1||Southend Utd.||CHMP|
|1995/1996||Sat 13 Apr||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Southend Utd.||CHMP|
|1995/1996||Sun 19 Nov||Southend Utd.||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|1995/1996||Tue 03 Oct||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Southend Utd.||LGEC|
|1995/1996||Tue 19 Sep||Southend Utd.||2 - 2||Crystal Palace||LGEC|
|1993/1994||Wed 06 Apr||Southend Utd.||1 - 2||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Eagles's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
Southend Utd. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Shrimpers, and 3 goals against.
Crystal Palace lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 3 points from their 1 games so far. Southend Utd.'s 3 points from 1 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Crystal Palace only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw
|Crystal Palace||No sequences of note|
|Southend Utd.||Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.