Brighton & HA pack their bags to visit Southampton at St. Marys on Sunday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 12 out of 16 times.
The previous match played between the two at St. Marys was more than three years back, in January 2006, the Saints carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 08 Apr||Brighton & HA||0 - 2||Southampton||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Mon 02 Jan||Southampton||2 - 1||Brighton & HA||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Tue 11 Sep||Brighton & HA||0 - 3||Southampton||LGEC|
|1985/1986||Sat 08 Mar||Brighton & HA||0 - 2||Southampton||FAC|
|1982/1983||Tue 05 Apr||Southampton||0 - 0||Brighton & HA||PREM|
|1982/1983||Mon 27 Dec||Brighton & HA||0 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
|1981/1982||Sat 03 Apr||Brighton & HA||1 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Southampton have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Saints, with 8 goals against.
Brighton & HA have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Southampton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 12 points from their 15 games thus far. Brighton & HA are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 14 points from 15 matches.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|Brighton & HA||6||1||3||2||12||13||6|
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Saints, as the Seagulls have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Southampton||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
|Brighton & HA||Not won in previous 5 away matches.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.