FootyMAD's Southampton match preview

Last updated : 02 October 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southampton v Gillingham fixture

Gillingham travel to take on Southampton at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having managed to conjure up just 1 wins from the previous 8 games.

The last time the two teams met at Southampton was well over fifteen years ago, back in October 1992, with Southampton running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2001/2002Tue 09 OctGillingham0 - 2SouthamptonLGEC
1992/1993Wed 07 OctSouthampton3 - 0GillinghamLGEC
1992/1993Wed 23 SepGillingham0 - 0SouthamptonLGEC
1957/1958Sat 28 DecGillingham2 - 1SouthamptonD3S
1957/1958Sat 31 AugSouthampton5 - 1GillinghamD3S
1956/1957Sat 02 MarSouthampton0 - 1GillinghamD3S
1956/1957Sat 20 OctGillingham0 - 0SouthamptonD3S

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 6.

Gillingham have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Gills have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Southampton find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 10 games have yielded only -1 points. Gillingham see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 11 points from their 9 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the The Gills 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 Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Gillingham Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.