FM Preview: Crystal Palace v West Ham United 03 Dec 2013

Last updated : 02 December 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Crystal Palace v West Ham United fixture

West Ham United pack their bags to visit Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 5 of the 12 previous games, with the hosts winning just 2.

The previous match played between the two at Selhurst Park was within the last three years, in October 2011, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 25 Feb West Ham Utd. 0 - 0 Crystal Palace Championship
2011/2012 Sat 01 Oct Crystal Palace 2-2 West Ham Utd. Championship
2003/2004 Sat 29 May Crystal Palace 1 - 0 West Ham Utd. Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)
2003/2004 Mon 12 Apr Crystal Palace 1 - 0 West Ham Utd. League Division One
2003/2004 Wed 01 Oct West Ham Utd. 3 - 0 Crystal Palace League Division One
1997/1998 Tue 05 May Crystal Palace 3 - 3 West Ham Utd. Premiership
1997/1998 Wed 03 Dec West Ham Utd. 4 - 1 Crystal Palace Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have lost only 1 of the last six at home, but 4 of these games have been drawn. While Eagles have scored 4, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

West Ham United have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Hammers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 4 against.

Crystal Palace find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 13 games have yielded only 7 points.

West Ham United find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 13 points from their 13 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crystal Palace 6 0 4 2 2 9 4
West Ham United 6 1 3 2 7 6 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

West Ham United are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Crystal Palace. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crystal Palace Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 10 most recent games.
West Ham United No win in the 3 most recent games.

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