FootyMAD's Southend United match preview

Last updated : 07 August 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Southend United fixture

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:
1996/1997Tue 28 JanSouthend Utd.2 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
1996/1997Sat 28 SepCrystal Palace6-1Southend Utd.CHMP
1995/1996Sat 13 AprCrystal Palace2 - 0Southend Utd.CHMP
1995/1996Sun 19 NovSouthend Utd.1 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
1995/1996Tue 03 OctCrystal Palace2 - 0Southend Utd.LGEC
1995/1996Tue 19 SepSouthend Utd.2 - 2Crystal PalaceLGEC
1993/1994Wed 06 AprSouthend Utd.1 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace6222468
Southend Utd.6222668

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Crystal Palace only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
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.