Southampton play host to Peterborough United at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Saints won the only previous game contested between the two.
The only previous meeting between Southampton and Peterborough at was more than a decade ago, in September 1996, with Southampton running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Mon 13 Aug||Peterborough||2 - 1||Southampton||LGEC|
|1996/1997||Wed 25 Sep||Peterborough||1 - 4||Southampton||LGEC|
|1996/1997||Wed 18 Sep||Southampton||2-0||Peterborough||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Southampton are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. During these games, Saints have smashed 12 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 1.
Peterborough have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Posh's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Southampton's 24 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Peterborough lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League One, picking up 25 from their 16 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Southampton may be coming up against a decent side in Peterborough, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Saints. Home Win
|Southampton||Won 5 successive home games.|
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
|Peterborough||No sequences of note|