FootyMAD's Crystal Palace match preview

Last updated : 26 November 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Southampton v Crystal Palace fixture

Southampton play host to Crystal Palace at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 20 wins out of 29 previous matches.

The last time the two teams met at Southampton was back in August 1997, over five years ago, the Saints carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1997/1998Fri 26 DecCrystal Palace1 - 1SouthamptonPREM
1997/1998Wed 27 AugSouthampton1-0Crystal PalacePREM
1994/1995Wed 03 MaySouthampton3 - 1Crystal PalacePREM
1994/1995Sat 26 NovCrystal Palace0 - 0SouthamptonPREM
1992/1993Sat 16 JanSouthampton1 - 0Crystal PalacePREM
1992/1993Wed 28 OctSouthampton0 - 2Crystal PalaceLC
1992/1993Sat 26 SepCrystal Palace1 - 2SouthamptonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Southampton 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, 8 to 7.

Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Eagles's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Southampton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 11 points from 14 matches. Crystal Palace are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 12 points from 14 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Saints. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Southampton Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Crystal Palace Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.