FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Southampton 22 Jan 2011

Last updated : 21 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Tranmere Rovers v Southampton fixture

Southampton face a trip to Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having managed to conjure up just 1 wins from the previous 6 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2010, the Rovers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 09 OctSouthampton2 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2009/2010Sat 06 MarTranmere Rvs.2 - 1SouthamptonLGE1
2009/2010Sat 12 DecSouthampton3 - 0Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2002/2003Wed 02 OctSouthampton6 - 1Tranmere Rvs.LGEC
2000/2001Tue 20 FebTranmere Rvs.4 - 3SouthamptonFAC
2000/2001Sat 17 FebSouthampton0 - 0Tranmere Rvs.FAC
1963/1964Wed 25 SepTranmere Rvs.2 - 0SouthamptonLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Rovers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The Saints have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. Those games have seen the Saints pummel 15 goals, and let in 8.

Tranmere Rvs. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 26 points from 23 matches. Southampton are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 41 points from 24 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Southampton are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Tranmere Rvs. Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Southampton 6 games since last away draw.
7 games since last defeat.