FootyMAD's Southampton match preview

Last updated : 02 November 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southampton v Charlton Athletic fixture

Charlton Ath. pack their bags to visit Southampton at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Addicks will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 18 and win only 4 of the 28 games.

The previous match played between the two at St. Marys was within the last three years, in December 2004, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sun 26 DecSouthampton0 - 0Charlton Ath.PREM
2004/2005Mon 13 SepCharlton Ath.0 - 0SouthamptonPREM
2003/2004Sat 15 MayCharlton Ath.2 - 1SouthamptonPREM
2003/2004Sun 07 DecSouthampton3 - 2Charlton Ath.PREM
2002/2003Sat 26 AprCharlton Ath.2 - 1SouthamptonPREM
2002/2003Sat 21 SepSouthampton0 - 0Charlton Ath.PREM
2001/2002Sat 13 AprCharlton Ath.1 - 1SouthamptonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Southampton have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The Saints's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Charlton Ath. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Addicks's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Southampton's 19 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Charlton Ath. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 19 from their 13 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Charlton Ath. have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Southampton may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Southampton 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Charlton Ath. An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.