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DRFC Crystal Palace v Doncaster Match Preview

DRFC Crystal Palace v Doncaster Match Preview

Doncaster Rovers travel to the capital this weekend when they face Crystal Palace.

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Crystal Palace
Last time out Palace went down 3-2 at Sheffield United after conceding a late winner from the penalty spot.

In their last home game, they beat Coventry City 2-0 thanks to two goals from Darren Ambrose.

So far this season at Selhurst Park they have won four, drawn one and lost four of their nine games.

They are currently in 23rd position in the table, with seventeen points from eighteen games.

Home Form: WLWdLLLWW

Doncaster
The Rovers are now unbeaten in four games after drawing 1-1 at home against Swansea City last time out.

Last time out on their travels they won 3-2 at Portsmouth thanks to goals from James Hayter, James Coppinger and David Healy.

So far this season on their travels they have won three, drawn two and lost four of their nine games played.

Rovers are currently in seventh position with twenty-seven points from seventeen games.

Away form: WLDLLWLDW

History

The two sides have only ever met on six occasions at Selhurst Park with the home side winning five and Rovers one.

Rovers enjoyed their first ever win their last season when Billy Sharp, James Hayter and Martin Woods scored in a 3-0 win.

Full list of results (League unless stated)
1959/60 Crystal Palace 4-0 Doncaster Rovers
1960/61 Crystal Palace 5-1 Doncaster Rovers
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
2009/10 Crystal Palace 0-3 Doncaster Rovers


Betting (Odds supplied by Sportingbet.com)

Crystal Palace 31/20
Draw 11/5
Doncaster 6/4






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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Thursday November 25 2010
Time: 9:00AM

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These are the sort of games Rovers make a habit of losing. They aren't as bad as their position suggests though. They have improved recently and have a decent home record.
DonnyEd
26/11/2010 07:08:00
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A repeat of last season would be very nice.
1879Rovers
26/11/2010 07:22:00
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