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:|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Dec||Barnsley||2 - 2||Southampton||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Sep||Southampton||2-3||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 17 Feb||Southampton||5 - 2||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 19 Aug||Barnsley||2 - 2||Southampton||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sat 14 Mar||Barnsley||4 - 3||Southampton||PREM|
|1997/1998||Sat 08 Nov||Southampton||4 - 1||Barnsley||PREM|
|1997/1998||Tue 14 Oct||Barnsley||1 - 2||Southampton||LGEC|
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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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
|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.