FM Preview: Portsmouth v Crystal Palace 17 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 16th April 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Portsmouth and Crystal Palace at 19:45 on 17th April 2012 in the Championship.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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
|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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