FM Preview: Southend United v Gillingham 01 Jan 2013

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Last updated : 31 December 2012

Footymad preview History of the Southend United v Gillingham fixture

Southend United prepare to entertain Gillingham at Roots Hall at lunchtime on Tuesday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Shrimpers are clearly on top, having won 28 and lost only 7 of the 52 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Roots Hall was just last season, in September 2011, the Shrimpers carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 18 Sep Gillingham 1 - 0 Southend Utd. League Two
2011/2012 Mon 13 Feb Gillingham 1 - 2 Southend Utd. League Two
2011/2012 Tue 13 Sep Southend Utd. 1-0 Gillingham League Two
2010/2011 Tue 08 Mar Southend Utd. 2 - 2 Gillingham League Two
2010/2011 Tue 28 Sep Gillingham 0 - 0 Southend Utd. League Two
2010/2011 Tue 31 Aug Southend Utd. 0 - 0 Gillingham (Associate Members)
2009/2010 Mon 05 Apr Gillingham 3 - 0 Southend Utd. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Southend United are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Shrimpers in those games, with 5 conceded.

Gillingham have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Gills's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Southend United's total of 37 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.

Gillingham are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 45 points from their 22 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Southend United 6 2 3 1 8 6 9
Gillingham 6 2 2 2 9 10 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Southend United Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Gillingham No sequences of note

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