FootyMAD's Newcastle United match preview

Last updated : 18 September 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Southampton v Newcastle United fixture

Southampton prepare to entertain Newcastle United at St. Marys on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Saints are clearly on top, winning 27 and drawing 11 of the 42 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was less than a year ago, in May 2004, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 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:
2003/2004Wed 12 MaySouthampton3-3Newcastle Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sat 03 JanSouthampton0 - 3Newcastle Utd.FAC
2003/2004Sat 04 OctNewcastle Utd.1 - 0SouthamptonPREM
2002/2003Sat 14 DecSouthampton1 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
2002/2003Sat 16 NovNewcastle Utd.2 - 1SouthamptonPREM
2001/2002Sat 11 MaySouthampton3 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
2001/2002Sat 09 FebNewcastle Utd.3 - 1SouthamptonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Southampton are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Newcastle Utd. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Magpies have hit 8 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Southampton find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 4 points from their 5 matches. Newcastle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 5 points from their 5 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Southampton only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
SouthamptonNot won in the 3 most recent games.
Newcastle Utd.Not won in previous 9 away matches.