Welcome to our Newcastle vs Crystal Palace predictions and preview. Newcastle are now 10 points adrift of the all-important European qualifying spot. Crystal Place are just one place above the relegation zone. This is going to be a hard fought match and in Crystal Palace’s case a fight for survival.

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Newcastle have 6 points from their last 5 matches and Crystal Palace have 5 from their last 5 matches. Not much in it there.

Previous Meetings and Head to Head results

These two haven’t met very often in this fixture. There have been 8 previous occurrences of this fixture and Newcastle have won 4, there have been 2 draws and 2 Crystal Palace victories. Here are the previous meet ups, only one post 2000:

30/04/05 PRL Newcastle United 0-0 Crystal Palace
18/03/98 PRL Newcastle United 1-2 Crystal Palace
14/05/95 PRL Newcastle United 3-2 Crystal Palace
20/01/73 PRL Newcastle United 2-0 Crystal Palace
16/10/71 PRL Newcastle United 1-2 Crystal Palace
19/12/70 PRL Newcastle United 2-0 Crystal Palace
31/01/70 PRL Newcastle United 0-0 Crystal Palace

Goals Scored

Newcastle United have scored 37 Goals this season
Crystal Palace have scored 19 Goals this season
As we can see Newcastle score almost twice as many goals as Palace.

Goals Conceded

Newcastle United have conceded 40 goals this season
Crystal Palace have conceded 38 goals this season

Both defences seem to leak goals, but they are pretty much the same on paper.

Top Scorers

Newcastle United’s top scorers are Remy with 13 goals and Gouffran with 6 goals
Crystal Palace’s top scorer is Chamakh with 5 goals, Puncheon and Gayle with 3 goals each.

Team and Selection News

Newcastle United are without their top scorere Rémy, they also have Elliot, Santon, Ben Arfa, Obertan, Taylor and Debuchy sidelined.
Crystal Palace too are missing their top goal scorer Chamakh (if you can call 5 goals a good return) they are also without Bannan and Gabbidon

Conclusion

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