Southampton 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 32 games played, Saints have recorded 9 wins, and Crystal Palace have come away with 15 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2006, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 11 Aug||Southampton||1 - 4||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 26 Dec||Southampton||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 12 Sep||Crystal Palace||0 - 2||Southampton||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Apr||Crystal Palace||2 - 1||Southampton||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Wed 25 Jan||Southampton||0 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 07 May||Crystal Palace||2 - 2||Southampton||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 27 Nov||Southampton||2 - 2||Crystal Palace||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Eagles in those games, with 5 conceded.
Southampton have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Saints's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Crystal Palace's total of 44 points from their 29 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Southampton see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 37 points from their 29 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Southampton 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
|Crystal Palace||No sequences of note|
|Southampton||Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.|