Man City pack their bags to visit Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 22 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 7 wins, and Crystal Palace have come away with 9 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Selhurst Park was within the last three years, in December 2001, the Eagles carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2001/2002||Sat 16 Mar||Man City||1 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 08 Dec||Crystal Palace||2 - 1||Man City||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Sat 04 Mar||Crystal Palace||1 - 1||Man City||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Sat 11 Sep||Man City||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Sat 11 Jan||Man City||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Sat 14 Sep||Crystal Palace||3 - 1||Man City||CHMP|
|1994/1995||Sat 01 Apr||Crystal Palace||2 - 1||Man City||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.
The away form of Man City is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Sky Blues have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Crystal Palace find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 5 games have yielded only 1 points. Man City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 4 points from their 5 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for Man City on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Crystal Palace. No-score draw
|Crystal Palace||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Man City||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.