Southampton play host to Crystal Palace at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 20 wins out of 29 previous matches.
The last time the two teams met at Southampton was back in August 1997, over five years ago, the Saints carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1997/1998||Fri 26 Dec||Crystal Palace||1 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
|1997/1998||Wed 27 Aug||Southampton||1-0||Crystal Palace||PREM|
|1994/1995||Wed 03 May||Southampton||3 - 1||Crystal Palace||PREM|
|1994/1995||Sat 26 Nov||Crystal Palace||0 - 0||Southampton||PREM|
|1992/1993||Sat 16 Jan||Southampton||1 - 0||Crystal Palace||PREM|
|1992/1993||Wed 28 Oct||Southampton||0 - 2||Crystal Palace||LC|
|1992/1993||Sat 26 Sep||Crystal Palace||1 - 2||Southampton||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Southampton have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.
Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Eagles's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Southampton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 11 points from 14 matches. Crystal Palace are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 12 points from 14 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Saints. Score draw
|Southampton||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Crystal Palace||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.