FM Preview: Exeter City v Southampton 01 Feb 2011

Last updated : 31 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Exeter City v Southampton fixture

Exeter City prepare to entertain Southampton at St James' Park on Tuesday evening,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St James' Park was less than a year ago, in February 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 01 JanSouthampton4 - 0Exeter CityLGE1
2009/2010Sat 06 FebExeter City1-1SouthamptonLGE1
2009/2010Sat 26 DecSouthampton3 - 1Exeter CityLGE1
2008/2009Tue 12 AugExeter City1 - 3SouthamptonLGEC
1957/1958Sat 11 JanSouthampton6 - 0Exeter CityD3S
1957/1958Sat 07 SepExeter City2 - 2SouthamptonD3S
1956/1957Sat 22 DecSouthampton2 - 2Exeter CityD3S

Recent respective form guides

Exeter City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Grecians in those games, with 10 conceded.

Southampton have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 14 goals for the Saints, and 5 goals against.

Exeter City see themselves just below half way in the Npower League One, showing a record of 35 points from their 26 games played so far, Southampton are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 41 points from 25 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

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

Exeter City are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Exeter City Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Southampton 7 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.