Southampton prepare to entertain Fulham at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 19 of the 27 contests.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was just last season, in October 2002, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Fri 26 Dec||Fulham||2 - 0||Southampton||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 15 Mar||Fulham||2 - 2||Southampton||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sun 27 Oct||Southampton||4-2||Fulham||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 30 Mar||Southampton||1 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 27 Oct||Fulham||2 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
|1998/1999||Wed 13 Jan||Fulham||1 - 0||Southampton||FAC|
|1998/1999||Sat 02 Jan||Southampton||1 - 1||Fulham||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Southampton have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.
The away form of Fulham is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Cottagers have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Southampton's 30 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Fulham's 34 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Saints. Score draw
|Southampton||Not drawn a match in their last 3 .|
|Fulham||Not won in previous 7 away matches.|
4 games since last defeat.