Southampton prepare to entertain Exeter City at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Saints have won an impressive 8 of the 9 meetings between the two sides, drawing the other 1.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was just last season, in December 2009, with Southampton running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 06 Feb||Exeter City||1 - 1||Southampton||LGE1|
|2009/2010||Sat 26 Dec||Southampton||3-1||Exeter City||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Tue 12 Aug||Exeter City||1 - 3||Southampton||LGEC|
|1957/1958||Sat 11 Jan||Southampton||6 - 0||Exeter City||D3S|
|1957/1958||Sat 07 Sep||Exeter City||2 - 2||Southampton||D3S|
|1956/1957||Sat 22 Dec||Southampton||2 - 2||Exeter City||D3S|
|1956/1957||Sat 25 Aug||Exeter City||0 - 4||Southampton||D3S|
Recent respective form guides
Southampton have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Saints, with 4 goals against.
Exeter City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Grecians's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
Southampton's total of 31 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower League One. Exeter City's 29 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Southampton may be coming up against a decent side in Exeter City, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Saints. Home Win
|Southampton||4 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Exeter City||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|