FM Preview: Southampton v Carlisle United 24 Apr 2010

Last updated : 23 April 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southampton v Carlisle United fixture

Southampton play host to Carlisle United at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 5 games played, Saints have recorded 2 wins, and Carlisle Utd. have come away with 1 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Southampton was amazingly over twenty years ago, in October 1983, with Southampton running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sun 28 MarCarlisle Utd.1 - 4SouthamptonASSM
2009/2010Sat 26 SepCarlisle Utd.1 - 1SouthamptonLGE1
1983/1984Tue 25 OctSouthampton3-0Carlisle Utd.LGEC
1983/1984Tue 04 OctCarlisle Utd.2 - 0SouthamptonLGEC
1976/1977Sat 22 JanCarlisle Utd.0 - 6SouthamptonCHMP
1976/1977Sat 21 AugSouthampton1 - 2Carlisle Utd.CHMP
1975/1976Sat 20 MarSouthampton1 - 1Carlisle Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Southampton have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the Saints score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

In complete contrast to Southampton, Carlisle Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Cumbrians have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Southampton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 67 points from their 43 games so far. Carlisle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 54 points from their 43 games played so far,

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

Southampton may be coming up against a decent side in Carlisle Utd., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Saints. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Southampton Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
Carlisle Utd. An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.