Everton match preview

Last updated : 20 February 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Southampton v Everton fixture

Southampton prepare to entertain Everton at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 40 games played, Saints have recorded 19 wins, and Everton have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was just last season, in September 2002, the Saints carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sun 19 OctEverton0 - 0SouthamptonPREM
2002/2003Sat 22 FebEverton2 - 1SouthamptonPREM
2002/2003Wed 11 SepSouthampton1-0EvertonPREM
2001/2002Sat 20 AprSouthampton0 - 1EvertonPREM
2001/2002Sun 02 DecEverton2 - 0SouthamptonPREM
2000/2001Sat 17 MarSouthampton1 - 0EvertonPREM
2000/2001Sat 14 OctEverton1 - 1SouthamptonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Southampton are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

The away form of Everton is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Blues have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Southampton see themselves just below half way in the Barclaycard Premiership, showing a record of 31 points from their 25 games played so far, Everton find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 25 points from their 25 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Southampton are not exactly setting the world alight at St. Marys at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Everton in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
SouthamptonUnbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
EvertonLost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.