FM Preview: Southend United v Accrington Stanley 18 Aug 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 17th August 2012
The game between Southend United and Accrington Stanley in the League Two on 18th August 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Southend United v Accrington Stanley fixture
Southend United prepare to entertain Accrington Stanley at Roots Hall on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. Of the 4 previous meetings, 2 have been drawn, and 2 won by the Shrimpers.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Roots Hall was less than a year ago, in March 2012, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Mar||Southend Utd.||2-2||Accrington S.||League Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 13 Aug||Accrington S.||1 - 2||Southend Utd.||League Two|
|2010/2011||Tue 05 Apr||Accrington S.||3 - 1||Southend Utd.||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 13 Nov||Southend Utd.||1 - 1||Accrington S.||League Two|
|1959/1960||Sat 26 Mar||Accrington S.||0 - 4||Southend Utd.||Third Division|
|1959/1960||Sat 07 Nov||Southend Utd.||6 - 1||Accrington S.||Third Division|
|1958/1959||Sat 07 Mar||Southend Utd.||4 - 2||Accrington S.||Third Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Southend United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Shrimpers, with 3 goals against.
In complete contrast to Southend United, Accrington Stanley are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Reds have hit 5 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Southend United may be coming up against a decent side in Accrington Stanley, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Shrimpers. Home Win
|Southend United||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Accrington Stanley||Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 11 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here