Aston Villa travel to take on Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Monday evening, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.
The last time the two teams met at Crystal Palace was back in November 1997, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 25 Sep||Aston Villa||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||PREM|
|2003/2004||Wed 03 Dec||Aston Villa||3 - 0||Crystal Palace||LC|
|1997/1998||Sat 14 Mar||Aston Villa||3 - 1||Crystal Palace||PREM|
|1997/1998||Sat 08 Nov||Crystal Palace||1 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|1994/1995||Tue 04 Apr||Crystal Palace||0 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
|1994/1995||Wed 30 Nov||Crystal Palace||4 - 1||Aston Villa||LC|
|1994/1995||Sat 27 Aug||Aston Villa||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.
Aston Villa's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Villans have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Crystal Palace are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 15 points from their 21 games thus far. Aston Villa's 28 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Villans out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Crystal Palace. Away win
|Crystal Palace||Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.|
Not won in the 11 most recent games.
|Aston Villa||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.