FM Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion v Southampton 02 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Southampton fixture

Brighton & Hove Albion prepare to entertain Southampton at Falmer Stadium on Monday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 9 of the 20 previous games, with the Seagulls winning just 4.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Falmer Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2011, with Southampton inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Seagulls in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 19 Nov Southampton 3 - 0 Brighton & HA Championship
2010/2011 Sat 23 Apr Brighton & HA 1-2 Southampton League One
2010/2011 Tue 23 Nov Southampton 0 - 0 Brighton & HA League One
2009/2010 Thu 01 Apr Brighton & HA 2 - 2 Southampton League One
2009/2010 Sun 15 Nov Southampton 1 - 3 Brighton & HA League One
2005/2006 Sat 08 Apr Brighton & HA 0 - 2 Southampton Championship
2005/2006 Mon 02 Jan Southampton 2 - 1 Brighton & HA Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion 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, 5 to 3.

Southampton have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Saints have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Brighton & Hove Albion find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 24 matches.

Southampton are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 24 games giving them a return of 47 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 2 0 4 2 7 6
Southampton 6 2 2 2 7 6 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Brighton & Hove Albion are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 games since last home draw.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Southampton Not won in previous 3 away matches.

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