Crystal Palace pack their bags to visit Stoke City at Britannia Stadium on Monday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 21 games played, Eagles have recorded 5 wins, and Stoke City have come away with 8 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Britannia Stadium was within the last three years, in November 2003, with Crystal Palace inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Potters in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 27 Aug||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 14 Feb||Crystal Palace||6 - 3||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 25 Nov||Stoke City||0 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 26 Apr||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 05 Oct||Stoke City||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Tue 15 Apr||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Sat 07 Sep||Stoke City||2 - 2||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.
Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola Championship, showing a record of 44 points from their 36 games played so far, Crystal Palace's total of 60 points from their 36 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola Championship.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Eagles has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Stoke City. Away win
|Stoke City||Not won in the 2 most recent games.|
|Crystal Palace||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.