Southampton prepare to entertain Newcastle United at St. Marys on Wednesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 27 of the 41 contests.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a F.A. Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Jan||Southampton||0-3||Newcastle Utd.||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sat 04 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 0||Southampton||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 14 Dec||Southampton||1 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 16 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 11 May||Southampton||3 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 09 Feb||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
|2000/2001||Tue 01 May||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Southampton have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
Newcastle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.
Southampton see themselves just below half way in the Barclaycard Premiership, showing a record of 46 points from their 36 games played so far, Newcastle Utd. find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 54 points they have accumulated from 36 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Saints. Score draw
|Southampton||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Newcastle Utd.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.