FM Preview: Exeter City v Southend United 12 Jan 2013

Last updated : 11 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Exeter City v Southend United fixture

Exeter City are ready to welcome Southend United to St. James Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 59 games played, Grecians have recorded 26 wins, and Southend United have come away with 14 victories.

The previous match played between the two at St. James Park was more than three years back, in December 2009, the Grecians carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 22 Sep Southend Utd. 2 - 1 Exeter City League Two
2009/2010 Sat 13 Mar Southend Utd. 0 - 0 Exeter City League One
2009/2010 Sat 19 Dec Exeter City 1-0 Southend Utd. League One
2002/2003 Sat 03 May Exeter City 1 - 0 Southend Utd. League Division Three
2002/2003 Sat 28 Sep Southend Utd. 1 - 0 Exeter City League Division Three
2001/2002 Mon 01 Apr Southend Utd. 3 - 1 Exeter City League Division Three
2001/2002 Sat 03 Nov Exeter City 2 - 1 Southend Utd. League Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Exeter City have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Grecians's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Southend United's away form is none too clever either, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Shrimpers, and 7 goals against.

Exeter City are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 41 points from 26 games.

Southend United's total of 40 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Exeter City 6 3 2 1 10 9 11
Southend United 6 2 2 2 11 8 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Exeter City at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Grecians will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Exeter City Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Southend United Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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