FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Ipswich Town 14 Apr 2012

Footymad preview History of the Crystal Palace v Ipswich Town fixture

Ipswich Town 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 39 games played, Tractor Boys have recorded 11 wins, and Crystal Palace have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was was two seasons ago, in August 2010, with Ipswich Town inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Eagles in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 22 Oct Ipswich Town 0 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2010/2011 Sat 09 Apr Ipswich Town 2 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2010/2011 Sat 21 Aug Crystal Palace 1-2 Ipswich Town Championship
2009/2010 Sat 26 Dec Crystal Palace 3 - 1 Ipswich Town Championship
2009/2010 Tue 18 Aug Ipswich Town 1 - 3 Crystal Palace Championship
2008/2009 Sat 17 Jan Crystal Palace 1 - 4 Ipswich Town Championship
2008/2009 Sat 27 Sep Ipswich Town 1 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. Eagles have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Ipswich Town have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Tractor Boys have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crystal Palace find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 54 points from their 42 matches.

Ipswich Town see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 56 points from their 42 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crystal Palace 6 1 1 4 5 12 4
Ipswich Town 6 2 2 2 5 5 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Tractor Boys out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Crystal Palace. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crystal Palace Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Ipswich Town Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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