Southampton play host to Leyton Orient at St. Marys on Monday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Saints are clearly on top, having won 13 and lost only 5 of the 22 games.
The last time the two teams met at Southampton was way back in the black-and-white days of October 1977, the Saints carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Second Division match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 31 Oct||Leyton Orient||2 - 2||Southampton||LGE1|
|1984/1985||Sat 26 Jan||Orient||0 - 2||Southampton||FAC|
|1977/1978||Tue 25 Apr||Orient||1 - 1||Southampton||CHMP|
|1977/1978||Tue 04 Oct||Southampton||1-0||Orient||CHMP|
|1976/1977||Tue 26 Apr||Orient||2 - 3||Southampton||CHMP|
|1976/1977||Sat 06 Nov||Southampton||2 - 2||Orient||CHMP|
|1975/1976||Sat 21 Feb||Southampton||3 - 0||Orient||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Southampton are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Saints, with 8 goals against.
The away form of Leyton Orient is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the O's have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Southampton's 54 points from 38 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Leyton Orient are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 41 points from 39 matches.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|Southampton||No sequences of note|
|Leyton Orient||No sequences of note|