FM Preview: Portsmouth v Crystal Palace 17 Apr 2012

Footymad preview History of the Portsmouth v Crystal Palace fixture

Portsmouth prepare to entertain Crystal Palace at Fratton Park on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 29 games played, Pompey have recorded 8 wins, and Crystal Palace have come away with 5 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fratton Park was just last season, in February 2011, the Pompey carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 01 Nov Crystal Palace 0 - 0 Portsmouth Championship
2010/2011 Tue 22 Feb Portsmouth 1-0 Crystal Palace Championship
2010/2011 Tue 14 Sep Crystal Palace 4 - 1 Portsmouth Championship
2010/2011 Tue 24 Aug Portsmouth 1 - 1 Crystal Palace League Cup
2004/2005 Sun 26 Dec Crystal Palace 0 - 1 Portsmouth Premiership
2004/2005 Sat 11 Sep Portsmouth 3 - 1 Crystal Palace Premiership
2002/2003 Thu 26 Dec Portsmouth 1 - 1 Crystal Palace League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Pompey's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

The away form of Crystal Palace is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Eagles have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Portsmouth are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 37 points from their 43 games thus far.

Crystal Palace find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 55 points from their 43 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Portsmouth 6 2 1 3 9 13 7
Crystal Palace 6 0 2 4 5 13 2

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Portsmouth are not exactly setting the world alight at Fratton Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Crystal Palace in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Portsmouth Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Crystal Palace Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.

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