FM Preview: Southend United v Brentford 13 Apr 2010

Last updated : 12 April 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southend United v Brentford fixture

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:
2009/2010Tue 29 SepBrentford2 - 1Southend Utd.LGE1
2005/2006Tue 14 FebBrentford2 - 0Southend Utd.LGE1
2005/2006Sat 14 JanSouthend Utd.4 - 1BrentfordLGE1
2000/2001Tue 20 MarBrentford2 - 1Southend Utd.ASSM
2000/2001Tue 13 MarSouthend Utd.1 - 2BrentfordASSM
1998/1999Sat 24 AprSouthend Utd.1 - 4BrentfordLGE2
1998/1999Tue 10 NovBrentford4 - 1Southend 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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
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.