FM Preview: Southampton v West Ham United 18 Oct 2011

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Southampton 6 3 2 1 13 6 11
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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here