FM Preview: Oxford United v Southend United 28 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 27th April 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Oxford United take on Southend United in a League Two match on 28th April 2012 at 15:00.
History of the Oxford United v Southend United fixture
Southend United face a trip to Oxford United at Kassam Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Shrimpers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Kassam Stadium was earlier this season, with Southend United inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the U's in a (Associate Members) match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Tue 08 Nov||Oxford Utd.||0-1||Southend Utd.||(Associate Members)|
|2011/2012||Sat 05 Nov||Southend Utd.||2 - 1||Oxford Utd.||League Two|
|2010/2011||Tue 01 Feb||Southend Utd.||2 - 1||Oxford Utd.||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 01 Jan||Oxford Utd.||0 - 2||Southend Utd.||League Two|
|2007/2008||Tue 11 Dec||Southend Utd.||3 - 0||Oxford Utd.||F.A. Cup|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Dec||Oxford Utd.||0 - 0||Southend Utd.||F.A. Cup|
|2004/2005||Sat 23 Apr||Oxford Utd.||2 - 1||Southend Utd.||League Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Oxford United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the U's in those games, with 5 conceded.
Southend United have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.
Oxford United lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 68 points from their 44 games so far.
Southend United are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 77 points from 44 games.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Shrimpers has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Oxford United. Away win
|Oxford United||Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Southend United||Not won in previous 3 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.
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