Southampton travel to take on Brentford at Griffin Park on Tuesday evening, 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 have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the Bees score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 3.
The Saints have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Saints's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Brentford's 33 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Southampton see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 29 points from their 25 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
A creditable return from recent away games for Saints could well see them head back from Griffin Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw
|Brentford||Latest 2 games ended in defeat.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Southampton||5 games since last defeat.|