FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Leeds United 14 Jan 2012

Last updated : 13 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Crystal Palace v Leeds United fixture

Leeds United face a trip to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 28 games played, Whites have recorded 7 wins, and Crystal Palace have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, the Eagles carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Leeds Utd. 3 - 2 Crystal Palace Championship
2010/2011 Mon 25 Apr Crystal Palace 1-0 Leeds Utd. Championship
2010/2011 Sat 04 Dec Leeds Utd. 2 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2008/2009 Tue 26 Aug Leeds Utd. 4 - 0 Crystal Palace League Cup
2006/2007 Sat 10 Feb Leeds Utd. 2 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2006/2007 Sun 13 Aug Crystal Palace 1 - 0 Leeds Utd. Championship
2005/2006 Tue 21 Mar Leeds Utd. 0 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 4 to 3.

Leeds United have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Crystal Palace's 36 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Leeds United lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 38 from their 25 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crystal Palace 6 3 0 3 4 5 9
Leeds United 6 1 1 4 4 9 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Leeds United have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Crystal Palace may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crystal Palace 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Leeds United Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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