The Analyst: Saints v Shrimpers
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 7th May 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Southampton and Southend United at 15:00 on Saturday, 8th May 2010 in the League One.
Southend Utd. pack their bags to visit Southampton at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 8 out of 12 times.
The previous match played between the two at St. Marys was within the last three years, in May 2007, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Fri 09 Oct||Southend Utd.||1 - 3||Southampton||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Sun 06 May||Southampton||4 - 1||Southend Utd.||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Dec||Southend Utd.||2 - 1||Southampton||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Mon 22 Aug||Southend Utd.||0 - 3||Southampton||LGEC|
|1994/1995||Sat 07 Jan||Southampton||2 - 0||Southend Utd.||FAC|
|1959/1960||Sat 23 Jan||Southampton||3 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|1959/1960||Sat 05 Dec||Southampton||3 - 0||Southend Utd.||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Southampton have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 6 conceded.
In complete contrast to Southampton, Southend Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Shrimpers have hit 6 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Southampton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 70 points from their 45 games so far. Southend Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 43 points from their 45 games thus far.
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 ...
Shrimpers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Southampton. Home win
|Southampton||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
|Southend Utd.||Not won in previous 10 away matches.|
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