FootyMAD's Southampton match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th March 2005
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur at 15:00 on Saturday 5th March 2005 in the Premiership.
Tottenham H. face a trip to Southampton at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 54 games played, Spurs have recorded 12 wins, and Southampton have come away with 25 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2004, the Saints carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Dec||Tottenham H.||5 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Mar||Southampton||1 - 0||Tottenham H.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Sep||Tottenham H.||1 - 3||Southampton||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 04 Jan||Southampton||4 - 0||Tottenham H.||FAC|
|2002/2003||Wed 01 Jan||Southampton||1 - 0||Tottenham H.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 31 Aug||Tottenham H.||2 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
|2001/2002||Wed 26 Dec||Southampton||1 - 0||Tottenham H.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Southampton haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 9 conceded.
Tottenham H. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Southampton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 21 points from their 28 games thus far. Tottenham H.'s 39 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Spurs has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Southampton. Away win
|Southampton||Drawn last 3 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Tottenham H.||6 games since last defeat.|