FM Preview: Charlton Athletic v Southampton 26 Dec 2010

Last updated : 25 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Charlton Athletic v Southampton fixture

Southampton face a trip to Charlton Athletic at The Valley at lunchtime on Sunday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 29 games played, Saints have recorded 7 wins, and Charlton Ath. have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 10 AprSouthampton1 - 0Charlton Ath.LGE1
2009/2010Wed 11 NovSouthampton2 - 1Charlton Ath.ASSM
2009/2010Sat 12 SepCharlton Ath.1 - 1SouthamptonLGE1
2008/2009Sat 04 AprSouthampton2 - 3Charlton Ath.CHMP
2008/2009Sat 29 NovCharlton Ath.0 - 0SouthamptonCHMP
2007/2008Sat 12 AprCharlton Ath.1 - 1SouthamptonCHMP
2007/2008Sat 03 NovSouthampton0 - 1Charlton Ath.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Charlton Athletic have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

Southampton have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Saints's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Charlton Ath. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 32 points from 19 games. Southampton's 28 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

An indifferent set of results for Southampton on the road, and I believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Saints. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Charlton Ath. Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Southampton 4 games since last away draw.