FootyMAD's Southampton match preview

Last updated : 12 April 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southampton v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Southampton at St. Marys on Monday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Eagles will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 20 and win only 7 of the 34 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in August 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 4 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Mon 08 DecCrystal Palace3 - 0SouthamptonCHMP
2007/2008Sat 02 FebCrystal Palace1 - 1SouthamptonCHMP
2007/2008Sat 11 AugSouthampton1 - 4Crystal PalaceCHMP
2006/2007Tue 26 DecSouthampton1 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2006/2007Tue 12 SepCrystal Palace0 - 2SouthamptonCHMP
2005/2006Sat 22 AprCrystal Palace2 - 1SouthamptonCHMP
2005/2006Wed 25 JanSouthampton0 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP

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, 8 to 7.

The away form of Crystal Palace is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Eagles have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Southampton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 41 points from their 42 games thus far. Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 53 points from their 42 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Eagles out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Southampton. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Southampton Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Crystal Palace Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.