Bradford City prepare to entertain Crystal Palace at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 5 of the 11 previous games, with the Bantams winning just 4.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Bradford & Bingley Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2003, the Bantams carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Tue 16 Sep||Crystal Palace||0 - 1||Bradford City||LD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 08 Mar||Bradford City||2-1||Crystal Palace||LD1|
|2002/2003||Tue 13 Aug||Crystal Palace||1 - 1||Bradford City||LD1|
|2001/2002||Sat 29 Dec||Bradford City||1 - 2||Crystal Palace||LD1|
|2001/2002||Tue 16 Oct||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Bradford City||LD1|
|1998/1999||Sun 28 Mar||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Bradford City||LD1|
|1998/1999||Tue 19 Jan||Bradford City||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||LD1|
Recent respective form guides
Bradford City's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Bantams have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.
Crystal Palace's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 12 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Bradford City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division One with a return of just 23 points from their 28 games thus far. Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division One, showing a record of 35 points from their 28 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the Bantams at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Eagles come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Bradford City||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
|Crystal Palace||8 games since last away draw.|