Crystal Palace are ready to welcome Watford to Selhurst Park on Friday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Eagles are clearly on top, winning 52.17% of the games played between the two.
The previous match played between the two at Selhurst Park was within the last three years, in August 2003, the Eagles carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 31 Dec||Watford||1 - 2||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 17 Jan||Watford||1 - 5||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 16 Aug||Crystal Palace||1-0||Watford||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Tue 08 Apr||Crystal Palace||0 - 1||Watford||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 21 Sep||Watford||3 - 3||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 09 Mar||Crystal Palace||0 - 2||Watford||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 15 Dec||Watford||1 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Eagles in those games, with 8 conceded.
The Hornets have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Hornets, and 6 goals against.
Crystal Palace's total of 67 points from their 40 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola Championship. Watford are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 72 points from 40 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Crystal Palace are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Crystal Palace||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
|Watford||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|