Southampton face a trip to Coventry City at Ricoh Arena at tea-time on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Saints will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 31 and win only 6 of the 55 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Mar||Southampton||0 - 0||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Dec||Coventry City||1 - 1||Southampton||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 20 Feb||Coventry City||2 - 1||Southampton||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Wed 09 Aug||Southampton||2 - 0||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 04 Mar||Southampton||1 - 1||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Mon 29 Aug||Coventry City||1 - 1||Southampton||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Fri 22 Dec||Coventry City||1 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Coventry City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.
Southampton have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Saints's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
Coventry City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 12 points from their 9 games played so far, Southampton find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 11 points from their 9 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
A creditable return from recent away games for Saints could well see them head back from Ricoh Arena with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw
|Coventry City||Not won in the 2 most recent games.|
|Southampton||7 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.