FM Preview: Southampton v Burnley 11 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Southampton v Burnley fixture

Southampton are ready to welcome Burnley to St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 23 games played, Saints have recorded 10 wins, and Burnley have come away with 3 victories.

The previous match played between the two at St. Marys was within the last three years, in April 2009, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 24 Sep Burnley 1 - 1 Southampton Championship
2008/2009 Sat 25 Apr Southampton 2-2 Burnley Championship
2008/2009 Sat 13 Dec Burnley 3 - 2 Southampton Championship
2007/2008 Sat 19 Apr Southampton 0 - 1 Burnley Championship
2007/2008 Sat 27 Oct Burnley 2 - 3 Southampton Championship
2006/2007 Sat 13 Jan Southampton 0 - 0 Burnley Championship
2006/2007 Sat 23 Sep Burnley 2 - 3 Southampton Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Southampton's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Saints's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Burnley's away form is none too clever either, picking up four victories from the last six. The Clarets's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Southampton are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 52 points from the 29 games they have played so far.

Burnley's 44 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Southampton 6 1 3 2 7 7 6
Burnley 6 2 2 2 7 7 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at St. Marys for the Saints and the Madmen are unable to see past Burnley claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Southampton Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Burnley 25 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.

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