Southampton play host to Scunthorpe United at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The fixture has produced 2 draws, with 3 wins being posted by Saints.
The last time the two teams met at Southampton was way back in the black-and-white days of January 1964, with Southampton annihilating their visitors 7-2 in a Second Division match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1963/1964||Sat 22 Feb||Scunthorpe U.||1 - 2||Southampton||CHMP|
|1963/1964||Wed 29 Jan||Southampton||7-2||Scunthorpe U.||CHMP|
|1962/1963||Sat 15 Dec||Southampton||1 - 1||Scunthorpe U.||CHMP|
|1962/1963||Tue 09 Oct||Scunthorpe U.||3 - 0||Southampton||LGEC|
|1962/1963||Tue 02 Oct||Scunthorpe U.||2 - 2||Southampton||LGEC|
|1962/1963||Mon 24 Sep||Southampton||1 - 1||Scunthorpe U.||LGEC|
|1962/1963||Sat 18 Aug||Scunthorpe U.||2 - 1||Southampton||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Southampton have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. These games have seen the Saints score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.
The away form of Scunthorpe U. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Iron have hit 4 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Southampton see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 33 points from their 26 games played so far, Scunthorpe U. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 27 points from their 26 games thus far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Saints's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Scunthorpe U.. Home Win
|Southampton||5 games since last home draw.|
|Scunthorpe U.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.