Brighton & HA travel to take on Northampton Town at Sixfields on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Seagulls will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 27 and win only 8 of the 46 games.
The last time the two teams met at Northampton was back in August 2001, over five years ago, with Northampton running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Division Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 21 Oct||Brighton & HA||1 - 1||Northampton||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Tue 12 Mar||Brighton & HA||2 - 0||Northampton||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Fri 31 Aug||Northampton||2 - 0||Brighton & HA||LGE1|
|1999/2000||Sat 19 Feb||Northampton||1 - 0||Brighton & HA||LGE2|
|1999/2000||Sat 27 Nov||Brighton & HA||1 - 3||Northampton||LGE2|
|1998/1999||Wed 19 Aug||Brighton & HA||1 - 1||Northampton||LGEC|
|1998/1999||Tue 11 Aug||Northampton||2 - 1||Brighton & HA||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Northampton Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Cobblers in those games, with 7 conceded.
Brighton & HA have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Seagulls's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.
Northampton find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 48 points from their 39 matches. Brighton & HA see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 49 points from their 39 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|Brighton & HA||6||1||4||1||3||4||7|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Brighton & HA have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Northampton may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Northampton||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Brighton & HA||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 4 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.