FM Preview: Middlesbrough v Crystal Palace 25 Aug 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 24th August 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Middlesbrough take on Crystal Palace in a Championship match on 25th August 2012 at 15:00.
History of the Middlesbrough v Crystal Palace fixture
Middlesbrough prepare to entertain Crystal Palace at Riverside Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 23 games played, Boro have recorded 10 wins, and Crystal Palace have come away with 5 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Riverside Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2012, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 04 Feb||Middlesbrough||0-0||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2011/2012||Tue 20 Sep||Crystal Palace||2 - 1||Middlesbrough||League Cup|
|2011/2012||Sat 17 Sep||Crystal Palace||0 - 1||Middlesbrough||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 05 Feb||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Middlesbrough||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 06 Nov||Middlesbrough||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 03 Apr||Middlesbrough||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 07 Nov||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Middlesbrough||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Middlesbrough are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Boro's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
The away form of Crystal Palace is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Eagles have hit 9 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Middlesbrough's 3 points from 2 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
Crystal Palace find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 2 games have yielded only 0 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Middlesbrough are not exactly setting the world alight at Riverside Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Crystal Palace in this game. Home Win
|Middlesbrough||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Crystal Palace||An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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