FootyMAD's Fulham match preview

Last updated : 04 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Southampton v Fulham fixture

Southampton prepare to entertain Fulham at St. Marys on Wednesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 19 of the 28 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was less than a year ago, in February 2004, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 25 SepFulham1 - 0SouthamptonPREM
2003/2004Sat 07 FebSouthampton0-0FulhamPREM
2003/2004Fri 26 DecFulham2 - 0SouthamptonPREM
2002/2003Sat 15 MarFulham2 - 2SouthamptonPREM
2002/2003Sun 27 OctSouthampton4 - 2FulhamPREM
2001/2002Sat 30 MarSouthampton1 - 1FulhamPREM
2001/2002Sat 27 OctFulham2 - 1SouthamptonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Southampton haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.

Fulham have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Cottagers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.

Southampton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 14 points from their 21 games thus far. Fulham are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 21 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Southampton are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
SouthamptonDrawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
FulhamLost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.