FM Preview: Southampton v Leicester City 23 Jan 2012

Last updated : 22 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Southampton v Leicester City fixture

Southampton are ready to welcome Leicester City to St. Marys on Monday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Saints are clearly on top, winning 21 and drawing 14 of the 37 games played.

The previous match played between the two at St. Marys was more than three years back, in March 2008, the Saints carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Leicester City 3 - 2 Southampton Championship
2007/2008 Tue 11 Mar Southampton 1-0 Leicester City Championship
2007/2008 Sat 05 Jan Southampton 2 - 0 Leicester City F.A. Cup
2007/2008 Sat 01 Dec Leicester City 1 - 2 Southampton Championship
2006/2007 Sat 30 Dec Southampton 2 - 0 Leicester City Championship
2006/2007 Sat 14 Oct Leicester City 3 - 2 Southampton Championship
2005/2006 Sun 30 Apr Southampton 2 - 0 Leicester City Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Southampton have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 5 conceded.

Leicester City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Foxes's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Southampton are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 50 points from the 26 games they have played so far.

Leicester City see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 35 points from their 26 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Southampton 6 3 1 2 8 6 10
Leicester City 6 2 3 1 9 5 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Southampton Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Leicester City No sequences of note

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