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DRFC Doncaster v Crystal Palace Preview

DRFC Doncaster v Crystal Palace Preview

Doncaster Rovers welcome Crystal Palace to the Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday hoping to return to winning ways after a disappointing week.

Form


Doncaster
Rovers have lost their last two games, 2-1 at QPR last Saturday and 1-0 at home against Leicester City in midweek.

The side are currently thirteenth in the Championship with 40 points.

So far at home this season they have won seven, drawn five and lost four.

Recent home form: LWLLWW

Crystal Palace
The Eagles lost their last game last weekend 1-0 at home against Coventry City.

Last time out on their travels in the league they won 2-1 at Scunthorpe United.

They bowed out of the FA Cup in midweek losing 3-1 at Aston Villa.

Palace are currently in administration which saw the side deducted ten points.

They are in the last relegation place on 33 points, without the ten-point deduction they would be in tenth place.

So far on their travels this season they have won five, drawn six and lost four.

Recent away form: LWLDWW

History

The two sides have only ever met five times at Doncaster with the home side winning three to Palace`s two.

On the Eagles only other visit to the Keepmoat at the end of last season Doncaster won 2-0 thanks to goals from Dean Shiels and James Hayter.

The two sides have already met at Selhurst Park this season when Rovers recorded their first ever victory at Selhurst Park, Billy Sharp, Martin Woods and James Hayter scored the goals in a 3-0 victory.

Full list of results (League unless stated)
1959/60 Crystal Palace 4-0 Doncaster Rovers
1959/60 Doncaster Rovers 1-2 Crystal Palace
1960/61 Doncaster Rovers 1-5 Crystal Palace
1960/61 Crystal Palace 5-1 Doncaster Rovers
1975/76 Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Crystal Palace League Cup
1981/82 Doncaster Rovers 1-0 Crystal Palace League Cup
1981/82 Crystal Palace 2-0 Doncaster Rovers League Cup
2003/04 Crystal Palace 2-1 Doncaster Rovers League Cup
2008/09 Crystal Palace 2-1 Doncaster Rovers
2008/09 Doncaster Rovers 2-0 Crystal Palace
2009/10 Crystal Palace 0-3 Doncaster Rovers

Match Betting (Odds supplied by Betfair.com)

Doncaster Rovers 5/4
Draw 12/5
Crystal Palace 12/5


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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Thursday February 25 2010
Time: 7:50PM

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Important that Rovers get back to winning ways.
dazza71
25/02/2010 20:44:00
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Sooner we get to about 50 points the sooner I can relax!
DonnyEd
25/02/2010 21:07:00
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