The Analyst: Cobblers v Shrimpers
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 10th September 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Northampton Town and Southend United at 15:00 on Saturday, 11th September 2010 in League Two.
Southend Utd. face a trip to Northampton Town at Sixfields 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 lose 28 and win only 13 of the 55 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in April 2009, with Southend Utd. inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the Cobblers in a League One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Mon 13 Apr||Northampton||2 - 3||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Fri 26 Dec||Southend Utd.||1 - 0||Northampton||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 12 Apr||Southend Utd.||1 - 1||Northampton||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 03 Nov||Northampton||0 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 21 May||Southend Utd.||1 - 0||Northampton||D3PO|
|2004/2005||Sun 15 May||Northampton||0 - 0||Southend Utd.||D3PO|
|2004/2005||Sat 19 Feb||Northampton||1 - 2||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Northampton Town have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These games have seen the Cobblers score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 3.
The away form of Southend Utd. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Shrimpers have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Northampton are currently lying in 19th place in Npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 4 from their 5 matches played. Southend Utd.'s 7 points from 5 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
The Analyst's prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for Southend Utd. on their travels as of late, but they won their last away game and I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Northampton. Score draw
|Northampton||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Southend Utd.||5 games since last away draw.|
4 games since last defeat.