FM Preview: Southampton v Leyton Orient 05 Apr 2010

Last updated : 04 April 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southampton v Leyton Orient fixture

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.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 31 OctLeyton Orient2 - 2SouthamptonLGE1
1984/1985Sat 26 JanOrient0 - 2SouthamptonFAC
1977/1978Tue 25 AprOrient1 - 1SouthamptonCHMP
1977/1978Tue 04 OctSouthampton1-0OrientCHMP
1976/1977Tue 26 AprOrient2 - 3SouthamptonCHMP
1976/1977Sat 06 NovSouthampton2 - 2OrientCHMP
1975/1976Sat 21 FebSouthampton3 - 0OrientCHMP

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.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leyton Orient6105393

Sequence statistics:
Southampton No sequences of note
Leyton Orient No sequences of note