FM Preview: Southampton v Barnsley 10 Mar 2012

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Last updated : 09 March 2012

Footymad preview History of the Southampton v Barnsley fixture

Southampton are ready to welcome Barnsley to St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Saints are clearly on top, winning 51.85% of the games played between the two.

The previous match played between the two at St. Marys was more than three years back, in September 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Barnsley 0 - 1 Southampton Championship
2008/2009 Sat 10 Jan Barnsley 0 - 1 Southampton Championship
2008/2009 Sat 20 Sep Southampton 0-0 Barnsley Championship
2007/2008 Sat 29 Dec Barnsley 2 - 2 Southampton Championship
2007/2008 Sat 22 Sep Southampton 2 - 3 Barnsley Championship
2006/2007 Sat 17 Feb Southampton 5 - 2 Barnsley Championship
2006/2007 Sat 19 Aug Barnsley 2 - 2 Southampton Championship

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

Recent respective form guides

Southampton are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 7 conceded.

The away form of Barnsley is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Tykes have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Southampton are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 35 games giving them a return of 66 points.

Barnsley find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 43 points from their 35 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Southampton 6 4 2 0 12 2 14
Barnsley 6 1 1 4 4 9 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The current home form displayed by Southampton is obviously none too clever, but, with the current standing of Barnsley, we firmly believe this match can only produce a victory for the Saints. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Southampton Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Barnsley Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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