FootyMAD's Newcastle United match preview

Last updated : 14 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Newcastle United v Southampton fixture

Southampton face a trip to Newcastle United at St. James' Park on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 27 out of 37 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2003, the Magpies carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sun 19 SepSouthampton1 - 2Newcastle Utd.PREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Magpies's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Southampton is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Saints have hit 6 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Newcastle Utd. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 26 points from their 22 matches. Southampton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 15 points from their 22 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newcastle Utd.6222778

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Magpies, as the Saints have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Newcastle Utd.Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Southampton8 games since last away draw.