FM Preview: Peterborough United v Crystal Palace 10 Nov 2012

Last updated : 09 November 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Peterborough United v Crystal Palace fixture

Peterborough United prepare to entertain Crystal Palace at London Road on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 1 of the 12 previous games, with the Posh winning just 5.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at London Road was just last season, in August 2011, the Posh carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 03 Mar Crystal Palace 1 - 0 Peterborough Championship
2011/2012 Sat 06 Aug Peterborough 2-1 Crystal Palace Championship
2009/2010 Sat 30 Jan Crystal Palace 2 - 0 Peterborough Championship
2009/2010 Mon 31 Aug Peterborough 1 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
1993/1994 Tue 29 Mar Peterborough 1 - 1 Crystal Palace League Division One
1993/1994 Tue 01 Feb Crystal Palace 3 - 2 Peterborough League Division One
1983/1984 Wed 14 Sep Peterborough 3 - 0 Crystal Palace League Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Peterborough United's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Crystal Palace however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The Eagles's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Peterborough United are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 12 points from their 15 games thus far.

Crystal Palace are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 15 games giving them a return of 30 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Peterborough United 6 2 0 4 7 6 6
Crystal Palace 6 4 2 0 16 7 14

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Posh at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Eagles come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Peterborough United 9 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crystal Palace Undefeated in last 5 away games.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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