Brentford travel to take on Southend United at Roots Hall 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 32 and win only 8 of the 51 games.
The last time the two teams met at Southend Utd. was just over four years ago, in March 2001, with Brentford inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Shrimpers in a (Associate Members) match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|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|
|1997/1998||Fri 26 Dec||Brentford||1 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|1997/1998||Fri 05 Sep||Southend Utd.||3 - 1||Brentford||LGE1|
|1992/1993||Sun 21 Feb||Southend Utd.||3 - 0||Brentford||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Southend United have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
The away form of Brentford however, is much more impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. Those games have seen the Bees pummel 16 goals, and let in 9.
Southend Utd. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca Cola League One, and have accumulated 47 points from the 27 games they have played so far. Brentford are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 44 points from 25 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Brentford are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Southend Utd.. Away win
|Southend Utd.||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
|Brentford||Undefeated in last 10 away games.|