The Analyst: Shrimpers v Shrews
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th February 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Southend United and Shrewsbury Town at 15:00 on Saturday, 5th February 2011 in the League Two.
Southend Utd. play host to Shrewsbury Town at Roots Hall on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Shrimpers are clearly on top, having won 17 and lost only 5 of the 27 games.
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 20 Nov||Shrewsbury Tn.||1 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Tue 22 Feb||Southend Utd.||1-0||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Tue 02 Nov||Southend Utd.||4 - 1||Shrewsbury Tn.||ASSM|
|2004/2005||Sat 23 Oct||Shrewsbury Tn.||1 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Tue 14 Jan||Shrewsbury Tn.||0 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 17 Aug||Southend Utd.||2 - 3||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Sat 13 Apr||Southend Utd.||0 - 2||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE2|
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. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 10.
Shrewsbury Tn. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Shrews's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Southend Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League Two, picking up 39 points from their 27 games so far. Shrewsbury Tn.'s total of 42 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower League Two.
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. Score draw
|Southend Utd.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Shrewsbury Tn.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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