FM Preview: Southampton v Walsall 07 May 2011

Last updated : 06 May 2011

Footymad preview History of the Southampton v Walsall fixture

Southampton prepare to entertain Walsall at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Saints.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was just last season, in February 2010, with Southampton annihilating their visitors 5-1 in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 01 Mar Walsall 1 - 0 Southampton League One
2009/2010 Sat 27 Feb Southampton 5-1 Walsall League One
2009/2010 Sat 05 Dec Walsall 1 - 3 Southampton League One
1962/1963 Sat 13 Apr Southampton 2 - 0 Walsall Second Division
1962/1963 Sat 24 Nov Walsall 1 - 1 Southampton Second Division
1961/1962 Tue 19 Sep Walsall 0 - 2 Southampton Second Division
1961/1962 Wed 06 Sep Southampton 1 - 1 Walsall Second Division

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

Recent respective form guides

Southampton could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. During these games, Saints have smashed 13 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 2.

In complete contrast to Southampton, Walsall are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Saddlers have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Southampton are holding the final promotion place in the Npower League One, and have accumulated 89 points from the 45 games they have played so far.

Walsall are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 48 points from 45 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Southampton 6 5 0 1 11 4 15
Walsall 6 2 2 2 8 9 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Saints's form is quite poor at the moment, but we see this as their ideal opportunity to register a morale-boosting win. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Southampton Won 8 successive home games.
10 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Walsall Not won in previous 6 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.

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