FootyMAD's Plymouth Argyle match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Plymouth Argyle v Southampton fixture

Southampton travel to take on Plymouth Argyle at Home Park on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Saints will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 14 and win only 6 of the 27 games.

The last time the two teams met at Plymouth Arg. was way back in the black-and-white days of December 1976, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Second Division match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 24 SepSouthampton0 - 0Plymouth Arg.CHMP
1976/1977Fri 08 AprSouthampton4 - 1Plymouth Arg.CHMP
1976/1977Mon 27 DecPlymouth Arg.1 - 1SouthamptonCHMP
1975/1976Fri 16 AprPlymouth Arg.1 - 0SouthamptonCHMP
1975/1976Fri 29 AugSouthampton1 - 0Plymouth Arg.CHMP
1966/1967Wed 14 SepSouthampton4 - 3Plymouth Arg.LGEC
1965/1966Sat 07 MayPlymouth Arg.2 - 3SouthamptonCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Plymouth Argyle have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Southampton is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Saints have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Plymouth Arg. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 35 points from their 29 matches. Southampton see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola Championship, showing a record of 35 points from their 30 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 ...

Southampton are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Home Park with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Plymouth Arg. Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Southampton 6 games since last away draw.