FM Preview: Southampton v Brentford 11 Dec 2010

Last updated : 10 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southampton v Brentford fixture

Brentford face a trip to Southampton at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bees will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 10 and win only 3 of the 19 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2009, 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:
2009/2010Tue 26 JanBrentford1 - 1SouthamptonLGE1
2009/2010Sat 22 AugSouthampton1 - 1BrentfordLGE1
2004/2005Tue 01 MarBrentford1 - 3SouthamptonFAC
2004/2005Sat 19 FebSouthampton2 - 2BrentfordFAC
1997/1998Tue 30 SepBrentford0 - 2SouthamptonLGEC
1997/1998Wed 17 SepSouthampton3 - 1BrentfordLGEC
1959/1960Sat 02 JanSouthampton2 - 0BrentfordLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Southampton are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Saints have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 2.

The Bees have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Bees, and 9 goals against.

Southampton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League One, picking up 28 points from their 18 games so far. Brentford see themselves just below half way in the Npower League One, showing a record of 25 points from their 18 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Southampton is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Southampton Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Brentford 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.