FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Newcastle United 21 Dec 2013

Last updated : 20 December 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Crystal Palace v Newcastle United fixture

Newcastle United travel to take on Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Magpies have winning 53.85% of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Crystal Palace was just over four years ago, in August 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2009/2010 Wed 27 Jan Newcastle Utd. 2 - 0 Crystal Palace Championship
2009/2010 Sat 22 Aug Crystal Palace 0-2 Newcastle Utd. Championship
2004/2005 Sat 30 Apr Newcastle Utd. 0 - 0 Crystal Palace Premiership
2004/2005 Sat 20 Nov Crystal Palace 0 - 2 Newcastle Utd. Premiership
2001/2002 Sat 05 Jan Newcastle Utd. 2 - 0 Crystal Palace F.A. Cup
1998/1999 Sat 02 Jan Newcastle Utd. 2 - 1 Crystal Palace F.A. Cup
1997/1998 Wed 18 Mar Newcastle Utd. 1 - 2 Crystal Palace Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace may have lost only 1 of their last six home games, but the other 5 have resulted in drawn games. While Eagles have scored 4, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

Newcastle United's away form is none too clever either, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Magpies's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Crystal Palace are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 13 points from their 16 games thus far.

Newcastle United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 27 from their 16 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crystal Palace 6 0 5 1 5 3 5
Newcastle United 6 1 4 1 7 6 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Magpies of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Selhurst Park with Newcastle United coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crystal Palace Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 13 most recent games.
Newcastle United Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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