FootyMAD's Bristol City match preview

Last updated : 07 November 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southampton v Bristol City fixture

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.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 05 AprSouthampton2-0Bristol CityCHMP
2007/2008Wed 24 OctBristol City2 - 1SouthamptonCHMP
2003/2004Tue 28 OctBristol City0 - 3SouthamptonLGEC
1991/1992Tue 22 OctBristol City1 - 2SouthamptonFLLM
1979/1980Tue 29 AprSouthampton5 - 2Bristol CityPREM
1979/1980Fri 21 DecBristol City0 - 1SouthamptonPREM
1978/1979Tue 20 FebSouthampton2 - 0Bristol CityPREM

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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.

Sequence statistics:
Southampton Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Bristol City No win in the 3 most recent games.