Brighton & HA play host to Southend United at Withdean Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 31 wins out of 46 previous matches.
The last time the two teams met at Brighton & HA was back in January 2001, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League Division Three match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Tue 19 Sep||Southend Utd.||3 - 2||Brighton & HA||LGEC|
|2000/2001||Mon 01 Jan||Brighton & HA||0-2||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Sat 12 Aug||Southend Utd.||2 - 0||Brighton & HA||LGE2|
|1999/2000||Sat 11 Mar||Brighton & HA||1 - 0||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
|1999/2000||Tue 02 Nov||Southend Utd.||2 - 1||Brighton & HA||LGE2|
|1998/1999||Sat 20 Feb||Southend Utd.||3 - 0||Brighton & HA||LGE2|
|1998/1999||Sat 12 Sep||Brighton & HA||0 - 2||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Brighton & Hove Albion's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Seagulls have scored 4, a worringly large 7 have been leaked at the other end.
Southend Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Shrimpers have hit 8 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Brighton & HA find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 3 points from their 3 matches. Southend Utd. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 3 points from their 3 matches.
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||1||4||5||9||4|
FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Withdean Stadium for the Seagulls and the Madmen are unable to see past Southend Utd. claiming victory in a close match.
|Brighton & HA||5 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Southend Utd.||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.