FootyMAD's Liverpool match preview

Last updated : 13 March 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Southampton v Liverpool fixture

Southampton prepare to entertain Liverpool at St. Marys on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 41 games played, Saints have recorded 18 wins, and Liverpool have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was just last season, in January 2003, with Liverpool inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Saints in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 13 DecLiverpool1 - 2SouthamptonPREM
2002/2003Sun 19 JanSouthampton0-1LiverpoolPREM
2002/2003Wed 06 NovLiverpool3 - 1SouthamptonLC
2002/2003Sat 24 AugLiverpool3 - 0SouthamptonPREM
2001/2002Sat 19 JanLiverpool1 - 1SouthamptonPREM
2001/2002Wed 09 JanSouthampton2 - 0LiverpoolPREM
2000/2001Mon 01 JanLiverpool2 - 1SouthamptonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Southampton have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. While Saints have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

Liverpool's away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Southampton see themselves just below half way in the Barclaycard Premiership, showing a record of 33 points from their 27 games played so far, Liverpool's 39 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at St. Marys for the Saints and the Madmen are unable to see past Liverpool claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Southampton Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Liverpool 5 games since last defeat.