FM Preview: Brentford v Southampton 30 Apr 2011

Footymad preview History of the Brentford v Southampton fixture

Southampton face a trip to Brentford at Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 19 games played, Saints have recorded 5 wins, and Brentford have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 11 Dec Southampton 0 - 2 Brentford League One
2009/2010 Tue 26 Jan Brentford 1-1 Southampton League One
2009/2010 Sat 22 Aug Southampton 1 - 1 Brentford League One
2004/2005 Tue 01 Mar Brentford 1 - 3 Southampton F.A. Cup
2004/2005 Sat 19 Feb Southampton 2 - 2 Brentford F.A. Cup
1997/1998 Tue 30 Sep Brentford 0 - 2 Southampton League Cup
1997/1998 Wed 17 Sep Southampton 3 - 1 Brentford League Cup

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Brentford have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

The away form of Southampton however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Saints, and 2 goals against.

Brentford's 60 points from 44 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Southampton are holding the final promotion place in the Npower League One, and have accumulated 83 points from the 43 games they have played so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Brentford 6 1 2 3 5 7 5
Southampton 6 5 0 1 9 3 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Although Southampton have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Brentford. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Brentford Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Southampton 4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

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