FM Preview: Southampton v West Ham United 18 Oct 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 17th October 2011
The game between Southampton and West Ham United in the Championship on 18th October 2011 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Southampton v West Ham United fixture
Southampton play host to West Ham United at St. Marys on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 47 games played, Saints have recorded 21 wins, and West Ham United have come away with 11 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Southampton was back in April 2003, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2002/2003||Sat 05 Apr||Southampton||1-1||West Ham Utd.||Premiership|
|2002/2003||Mon 02 Dec||West Ham Utd.||0 - 1||Southampton||Premiership|
|2001/2002||Wed 30 Jan||Southampton||2 - 0||West Ham Utd.||Premiership|
|2001/2002||Sat 20 Oct||West Ham Utd.||2 - 0||Southampton||Premiership|
|2000/2001||Sat 05 May||West Ham Utd.||3 - 0||Southampton||Premiership|
|2000/2001||Sat 25 Nov||Southampton||2 - 3||West Ham Utd.||Premiership|
|1999/2000||Wed 08 Mar||West Ham Utd.||2 - 0||Southampton||Premiership|
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. In this time, Saints have rattled up an impressive 18 goals, and conceded 5.
The Hammers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Those games have seen the Hammers pummel 13 goals, and let in 6.
Southampton are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 11 games giving them a return of 23 points.
West Ham United are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 21 points from the 11 games they have played so far.
Current overall team form
|West Ham United||6||3||2||1||11||6||11|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Southampton are in pretty poor form at home recently, and the FootyMad are looking no further than a solitary point from this game. No-score draw
|Southampton||Won 16 successive home games.
18 games since last home draw.
|West Ham United||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
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