FM Preview: Peterborough United v Southampton 17 Apr 2012

Last updated : 16 April 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Peterborough United v Southampton fixture

Southampton face a trip to Peterborough United at London Road on Tuesday evening,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at London Road was just last season, in February 2011, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 4-4 draw in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 01 Nov Southampton 2 - 1 Peterborough Championship
2010/2011 Sat 05 Feb Peterborough 4-4 Southampton League One
2010/2011 Sat 20 Nov Southampton 4 - 1 Peterborough League One
2007/2008 Mon 13 Aug Peterborough 2 - 1 Southampton League Cup
1996/1997 Wed 25 Sep Peterborough 1 - 4 Southampton League Cup
1996/1997 Wed 18 Sep Southampton 2 - 0 Peterborough League Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Peterborough United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Posh's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Southampton however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Saints, and 6 goals against.

Peterborough United find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 48 points from their 43 matches.

Southampton are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 82 points from the 43 games they have played so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Peterborough United 6 1 1 4 4 10 4
Southampton 6 3 1 2 9 8 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Southampton are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Peterborough United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Peterborough United 11 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Southampton 7 games since last away draw.

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