Brentford travel to take on Southend United at Roots Hall on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bees will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 33 and win only 9 of the 53 games.
The last time the two teams met at Southend Utd. was just over four years ago, in January 2006, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a League One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Tue 29 Sep||Brentford||2 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Tue 14 Feb||Brentford||2 - 0||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 14 Jan||Southend Utd.||4 - 1||Brentford||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Tue 20 Mar||Brentford||2 - 1||Southend Utd.||ASSM|
|2000/2001||Tue 13 Mar||Southend Utd.||1 - 2||Brentford||ASSM|
|1998/1999||Sat 24 Apr||Southend Utd.||1 - 4||Brentford||LGE2|
|1998/1999||Tue 10 Nov||Brentford||4 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Southend United losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.
Brentford have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Bees's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
Southend Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 38 points from their 41 games thus far. Brentford's 55 points from 40 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Brentford are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win
|Southend Utd.||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Brentford||Undefeated in last 4 away games.|
8 games since last defeat.