FootyMAD's Liverpool match preview

Last updated : 27 December 2004 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Liverpool v Southampton fixture

Southampton face a trip to Liverpool at Anfield on Tuesday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 31 out of 45 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2003, with Southampton inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Reds in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sun 14 MarSouthampton2 - 0LiverpoolPREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Liverpool are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Reds, with 6 goals against.

In complete contrast to Liverpool, Southampton are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Saints have hit 6 goals, 18 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Liverpool find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 31 points they have accumulated from 19 games. Southampton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 14 points from their 19 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Saints are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Liverpool. Home win

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