Southend Utd. play host to Bury at Roots Hall on Friday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 16 games played, Shrimpers have recorded 8 wins, and Bury have come away with 3 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Southend Utd. was back in February 2005, over five years ago, the Shrimpers carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 23 Oct||Bury||1 - 0||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 26 Feb||Southend Utd.||1-0||Bury||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 11 Dec||Bury||0 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Tue 24 Feb||Bury||1 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Sat 30 Aug||Southend Utd.||1 - 0||Bury||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 26 Apr||Southend Utd.||1 - 2||Bury||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 05 Oct||Bury||1 - 3||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Southend United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Shrimpers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Bury's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the The Shakers, and 7 goals against.
Southend Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Npower League Two, showing a record of 29 points from their 23 games played so far, Bury's total of 36 points from their 23 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower League Two.
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The Analyst's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Southend Utd. at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Shrimpers will at least gain a draw. Score draw
|Southend Utd.||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Bury||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.