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
|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|
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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
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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
|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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