FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Brighton & Hove Albion 31 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Crystal Palace v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Brighton & Hove Albion travel to take on Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Seagulls will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Crystal Palace was back in October 2005, over five years ago, with Brighton & Hove Albion inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Eagles in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 27 Sep Brighton & HA 1 - 3 Crystal Palace Championship
2005/2006 Sun 20 Nov Brighton & HA 2 - 3 Crystal Palace Championship
2005/2006 Tue 18 Oct Crystal Palace 0-1 Brighton & HA Championship
2002/2003 Tue 25 Mar Brighton & HA 0 - 0 Crystal Palace League Division One
2002/2003 Sat 26 Oct Crystal Palace 5 - 0 Brighton & HA League Division One
1990/1991 Mon 18 Feb Brighton & HA 0 - 2 Crystal Palace (Full Members)
1988/1989 Mon 27 Mar Crystal Palace 2 - 1 Brighton & HA Second Division

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Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 4.

Brighton & Hove Albion have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Seagulls have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 37 points from their 27 games played so far,

Brighton & Hove Albion's 41 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crystal Palace 6 1 1 4 4 7 4
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 4 2 0 10 3 14

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crystal Palace Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Brighton & Hove Albion 7 games since last defeat.

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