FM Preview: Exeter City v Southampton 01 Feb 2011

Last updated : 31 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Exeter City v Southampton fixture

Southampton face a trip to Exeter City at St James' Park on Tuesday evening,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 01 JanSouthampton4 - 0Exeter CityLGE1
2009/2010Sat 06 FebExeter City1 - 1SouthamptonLGE1
2009/2010Sat 26 DecSouthampton3 - 1Exeter CityLGE1
2008/2009Tue 12 AugExeter City1 - 3SouthamptonLGEC
1957/1958Sat 11 JanSouthampton6 - 0Exeter CityD3S
1957/1958Sat 07 SepExeter City2 - 2SouthamptonD3S
1956/1957Sat 22 DecSouthampton2 - 2Exeter CityD3S

Recent respective form guides

Exeter City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Grecians in those games, with 10 conceded.

Southampton have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 14 goals for the Saints, and 5 goals against.

Exeter City see themselves just below half way in the Npower League One, showing a record of 35 points from their 26 games played so far, Southampton are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 41 points from 25 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

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

Southampton are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Exeter City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Exeter City Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Southampton 7 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.