Southampton travel to take on Brentford at Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, Saints have recorded 5 wins, and Brentford have come away with 8 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Brentford was just over four years ago, in March 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 22 Aug||Southampton||1 - 1||Brentford||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Tue 01 Mar||Brentford||1 - 3||Southampton||FAC|
|2004/2005||Sat 19 Feb||Southampton||2 - 2||Brentford||FAC|
|1997/1998||Tue 30 Sep||Brentford||0 - 2||Southampton||LGEC|
|1997/1998||Wed 17 Sep||Southampton||3 - 1||Brentford||LGEC|
|1959/1960||Sat 02 Jan||Southampton||2 - 0||Brentford||LGE1|
|1959/1960||Sat 29 Aug||Brentford||2 - 2||Southampton||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Brentford are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Bees in those games, with 4 conceded.
Southampton's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Saints, and 8 goals against.
Brentford's 30 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Southampton see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 28 points from their 24 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
An interesting game for the Saints to play at the moment, and one from which I believe will see Southampton take away one point. Score draw
|Brentford||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Southampton||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.