Southampton prepare to entertain Bristol City at St. Marys at tea-time on Saturday, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 12 wins out of 16 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was less than a year ago, in April 2008, with Southampton running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Apr||Southampton||2-0||Bristol City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Wed 24 Oct||Bristol City||2 - 1||Southampton||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 28 Oct||Bristol City||0 - 3||Southampton||LGEC|
|1991/1992||Tue 22 Oct||Bristol City||1 - 2||Southampton||FLLM|
|1979/1980||Tue 29 Apr||Southampton||5 - 2||Bristol City||PREM|
|1979/1980||Fri 21 Dec||Bristol City||0 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
|1978/1979||Tue 20 Feb||Southampton||2 - 0||Bristol City||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Southampton have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.
Bristol City's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Robins have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Southampton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 15 matches. Bristol City's 21 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at St. Marys for the Saints and the Madmen are unable to see past Bristol City claiming victory in a close match.
|Southampton||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
|Bristol City||No win in the 3 most recent games.|