FootyMAD's Barnsley match preview

Last updated : 19 September 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southampton v Barnsley fixture

Southampton prepare to entertain Barnsley at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Saints are clearly on top, winning 53.85% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was less than a year ago, in September 2007, with Barnsley inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Saints in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 29 DecBarnsley2 - 2SouthamptonCHMP
2007/2008Sat 22 SepSouthampton2-3BarnsleyCHMP
2006/2007Sat 17 FebSouthampton5 - 2BarnsleyCHMP
2006/2007Sat 19 AugBarnsley2 - 2SouthamptonCHMP
1997/1998Sat 14 MarBarnsley4 - 3SouthamptonPREM
1997/1998Sat 08 NovSouthampton4 - 1BarnsleyPREM
1997/1998Tue 14 OctBarnsley1 - 2SouthamptonLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Southampton have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Barnsley is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Tykes have conceded 11 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Southampton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 4 points from their 6 games thus far. Barnsley find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 6 games have yielded only 3 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Southampton are not exactly setting the world alight at St. Marys at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Barnsley in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Southampton Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Barnsley Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.