The Analyst: Shrimpers v Robins
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Sunday, 2nd January 2011
The game between Southend United and Cheltenham Town in League Two on Monday, 3rd January 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Southend Utd. prepare to entertain Cheltenham Town at Roots Hall on Monday afternoon,
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Roots Hall was just last season, in May 2009, with Southend Utd. running out comfortable 2-0 winners 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:|
|2010/2011||Tue 14 Dec||Cheltenham T.||0 - 2||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
|2009/2010||Tue 11 Aug||Cheltenham T.||1 - 2||Southend Utd.||LGEC|
|2008/2009||Sat 02 May||Southend Utd.||2-0||Cheltenham T.||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Tue 25 Nov||Cheltenham T.||0 - 0||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Tue 12 Aug||Southend Utd.||0 - 1||Cheltenham T.||LGEC|
|2007/2008||Fri 29 Feb||Cheltenham T.||1 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 17 Nov||Southend Utd.||2 - 2||Cheltenham T.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Southend United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
Cheltenham T. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Robins's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
Southend Utd.'s 26 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Cheltenham T. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League Two, picking up 30 from their 21 games so 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 ...
With Southend Utd. only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw
|Southend Utd.||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Cheltenham T.||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.