Southampton prepare to entertain Blackburn Rovers at St. Marys at lunchtime on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Saints are clearly on top, winning 14 and drawing 6 of the 22 games played.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was less than a year ago, in October 2003, with Southampton running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 28 Feb||Blackburn R.||1 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 25 Oct||Southampton||2-0||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 08 Feb||Blackburn R.||1 - 0||Southampton||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 09 Nov||Southampton||1 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Mon 01 Apr||Blackburn R.||2 - 0||Southampton||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 03 Nov||Southampton||1 - 2||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|1998/1999||Sat 17 Apr||Southampton||3 - 3||Blackburn R.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Southampton have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.
Blackburn R. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Rovers's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
Southampton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 0 points from their 1 games thus far. Blackburn R.'s 1 points from 1 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Southampton are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Blackburn R. running out comfortable winners. Away win
|Southampton||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Blackburn R.||8 games since last away draw.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.