FM Preview: West Ham United v Southampton 14 Feb 2012

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Last updated : 13 February 2012

Footymad preview History of the West Ham United v Southampton fixture

Southampton travel to take on West Ham United at Boleyn Ground on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Saints will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 24 and win only 9 of the 44 games.

The last time the two teams met at West Ham United was back in December 2002, over five years ago, with Southampton inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Hammers in a Premiership match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 18 Oct Southampton 1 - 0 West Ham Utd. Championship
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

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Recent respective form guides

West Ham United have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Hammers in those games, with 5 conceded.

Southampton have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Saints's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

West Ham United are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 29 games giving them a return of 56 points.

Southampton are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 55 points from the 30 games they have played so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
West Ham United 6 4 0 2 7 8 12
Southampton 6 1 3 2 6 7 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and we think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Hammers. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
West Ham United Won 4 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Southampton Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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