Southampton travel to take on Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Saints will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them with only a 20.00% success rate in the fixture.
The last time the two teams met at Tranmere Rvs. was back in February 2001, over five years ago, as the Rovers edged out their past their rivals by a score of 4 - 3 in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 12 Dec||Southampton||3 - 0||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Wed 02 Oct||Southampton||6 - 1||Tranmere Rvs.||LGEC|
|2000/2001||Tue 20 Feb||Tranmere Rvs.||4 - 3||Southampton||FAC|
|2000/2001||Sat 17 Feb||Southampton||0 - 0||Tranmere Rvs.||FAC|
|1963/1964||Wed 25 Sep||Tranmere Rvs.||2 - 0||Southampton||LGEC|
|1959/1960||Sat 19 Mar||Southampton||1 - 1||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE1|
|1959/1960||Sat 28 Nov||Tranmere Rvs.||2 - 4||Southampton||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Tranmere Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
The Saints have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. Just 6 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 3 have been let in at the wrong end.
Tranmere Rvs. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 33 points from 32 matches. Southampton's 44 points from 32 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Southampton are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win
|Tranmere Rvs.||6 games since last home draw.|
|Southampton||Undefeated in last 6 away games.|
5 games since last defeat.