The Analyst: Shrimpers v Valiants
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 20th August 2010
The game between Southend United and Port Vale in the League Two on Saturday, 21st August 2010 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Southend Utd. are ready to welcome Port Vale to Roots Hall on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.
The previous match played between the two at Roots Hall was within the last three years, in May 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline 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:|
|2007/2008||Sat 03 May||Southend Utd.||1-1||Port Vale||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Sep||Port Vale||1 - 2||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 26 Nov||Port Vale||2 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 06 Aug||Southend Utd.||1 - 2||Port Vale||LGE1|
|1996/1997||Sat 25 Jan||Port Vale||2 - 1||Southend Utd.||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Sat 21 Sep||Southend Utd.||0 - 0||Port Vale||CHMP|
|1995/1996||Sat 09 Mar||Port Vale||2 - 1||Southend Utd.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Southend United have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.
The away form of Port Vale however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The Valiants's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.
Southend Utd. are currently lying in 20th place in Npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 1 from their 2 matches played. Port Vale's total of 4 points from their 2 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 ...
Southend Utd. are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Port Vale running out comfortable winners. Away win
|Southend Utd.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
|Port Vale||4 games since last away draw.|
5 games since last defeat.