Southampton prepare to entertain Watford at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 15 wins out of 20 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was less than a year ago, in January 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Tue 01 Jan||Southampton||0-3||Watford||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sun 16 Sep||Watford||3 - 2||Southampton||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Mon 20 Mar||Southampton||1 - 3||Watford||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Mon 26 Dec||Watford||3 - 0||Southampton||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 09 Nov||Watford||5 - 2||Southampton||LGEC|
|2002/2003||Sun 13 Apr||Southampton||2 - 1||Watford||FAC|
|1999/2000||Sat 15 Apr||Southampton||2 - 0||Watford||PREM|
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. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.
The away form of Watford is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Hornets have hit 6 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Southampton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 11 points from 10 matches. Watford are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 11 from their 10 matches played.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Southampton are not exactly setting the world alight at St. Marys at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Watford in this game. Home Win
|Southampton||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Watford||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.|
Not won in previous 13 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.