FM Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion v Southampton 02 Jan 2012

Last updated : 01 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Southampton fixture

Southampton face a trip to Brighton & Hove Albion at Falmer Stadium on Monday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 9 of the 20 previous games, with the hosts winning just 4.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, with Southampton inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Seagulls in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 19 Nov Southampton 3 - 0 Brighton & HA Championship
2010/2011 Sat 23 Apr Brighton & HA 1-2 Southampton League One
2010/2011 Tue 23 Nov Southampton 0 - 0 Brighton & HA League One
2009/2010 Thu 01 Apr Brighton & HA 2 - 2 Southampton League One
2009/2010 Sun 15 Nov Southampton 1 - 3 Brighton & HA League One
2005/2006 Sat 08 Apr Brighton & HA 0 - 2 Southampton Championship
2005/2006 Mon 02 Jan Southampton 2 - 1 Brighton & HA Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 3.

Southampton have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Saints have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Brighton & Hove Albion find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 24 matches.

Southampton are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 24 games giving them a return of 47 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 2 0 4 2 7 6
Southampton 6 2 2 2 7 6 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Saints out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Brighton & Hove Albion. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 games since last home draw.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Southampton Not won in previous 3 away matches.

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