FM Preview: Southend United v Morecambe 27 Apr 2013

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Last updated : 26 April 2013

Footymad preview History of the Southend United v Morecambe fixture

Southend United prepare to entertain Morecambe at Roots Hall on Saturday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Out of their two previous meetings, the Shrimpers have drawn one game and lost the other.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Roots Hall was just last season, in October 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 20 Oct Morecambe 1 - 0 Southend Utd. League Two
2011/2012 Sat 25 Feb Morecambe 1 - 0 Southend Utd. League Two
2011/2012 Sat 15 Oct Southend Utd. 1-1 Morecambe League Two
2010/2011 Sat 05 Mar Morecambe 2 - 1 Southend Utd. League Two
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Southend Utd. 2 - 3 Morecambe League Two

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Southend United will be hoping to improve on their poor home form, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While Shrimpers have scored 4, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

Morecambe's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Shrimps have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Southend United's 61 points from 45 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Morecambe find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 55 points from their 45 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Southend United 6 1 3 2 8 9 6
Morecambe 6 1 1 4 3 9 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Shrimpers to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Southend United Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 9 home matches.
Morecambe Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here