FootyMAD's Liverpool match preview

Last updated : 21 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southampton v Liverpool fixture

Southampton prepare to entertain Liverpool at St. Marys at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 42 games played, Saints have recorded 19 wins, and Liverpool have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was less than a year ago, in March 2004, with Southampton running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 28 DecLiverpool1 - 0SouthamptonPREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Southampton remain unbeaten in their last six home games, though five of those have been draws. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.

Liverpool have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Reds, and 4 goals against.

Southampton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 15 points from their 23 games thus far. Liverpool find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 37 points they have accumulated from 23 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Southampton's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Liverpool. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Southampton Drawn last 4 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Liverpool 5 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.