Man City are ready to welcome Crystal Palace to City of Manchester Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 22 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 11 wins, and Crystal Palace have come away with 5 victories.
The previous match played between the two at City of Manchester Stadium was within the last three years, in March 2002, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Sep||Crystal Palace||1 - 2||Man City||PREM|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester City 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, 7 to 5.
The away form of Crystal Palace is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Eagles have hit 9 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Man City's 28 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Crystal Palace are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 22 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Though Man City are not exactly setting the world alight at City of Manchester Stadium in recent games, I can confidently predict that they will easily sweep aside the opposition put before them. Home Win
|Man City||Not won in the 2 most recent games.|
|Crystal Palace||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.