Southampton prepare to entertain Bolton Wanderers at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 17 games played, Saints have recorded 7 wins, and Bolton Wdrs. have come away with 4 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was less than a year ago, in May 2003, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Tue 16 Dec||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 0||Southampton||LC|
|2003/2004||Sat 08 Nov||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 0||Southampton||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 03 May||Southampton||0-0||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 28 Sep||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 23 Feb||Southampton||0 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Tue 27 Nov||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 2||Southampton||LC|
|2001/2002||Sat 15 Sep||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Southampton are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 4 conceded.
Bolton Wdrs. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Trotters have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Southampton's 45 points from 33 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Bolton Wdrs. see themselves just below half way in the Barclaycard Premiership, showing a record of 44 points from their 34 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Bolton Wdrs. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Saints in a close run game. Home Win
|Southampton||Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Bolton Wdrs.||6 games since last away draw.|
4 games since last defeat.