FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 12 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southampton v Burnley fixture

Southampton prepare to entertain Burnley at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 20 games played, Saints have recorded 10 wins, and Burnley have come away with 2 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was just last season, in December 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 23 SepBurnley2 - 3SouthamptonCHMP
2005/2006Tue 28 MarBurnley1 - 1SouthamptonCHMP
2005/2006Sat 03 DecSouthampton1-1BurnleyCHMP
1977/1978Sat 04 FebBurnley3 - 3SouthamptonCHMP
1977/1978Thu 01 SepSouthampton3 - 0BurnleyCHMP
1976/1977Sat 19 FebSouthampton2 - 0BurnleyCHMP
1976/1977Sat 11 SepBurnley2 - 0SouthamptonCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Southampton are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 6 conceded.

In complete contrast to Southampton, Burnley are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Clarets have conceded 11 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Southampton are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 45 points from 27 games. Burnley's 37 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Southampton fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Saints. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Southampton Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Burnley Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.