Newcastle United match preview

Last updated : 12 May 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Southampton v Newcastle United fixture

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.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 03 JanSouthampton0-3Newcastle Utd.FAC
2003/2004Sat 04 OctNewcastle Utd.1 - 0SouthamptonPREM
2002/2003Sat 14 DecSouthampton1 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
2002/2003Sat 16 NovNewcastle Utd.2 - 1SouthamptonPREM
2001/2002Sat 11 MaySouthampton3 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
2001/2002Sat 09 FebNewcastle Utd.3 - 1SouthamptonPREM
2000/2001Tue 01 MayNewcastle Utd.1 - 1SouthamptonPREM

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
SouthamptonFailed 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.