Barnsley face a trip to Southend United at Roots Hall on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 20 games played, Tykes have recorded 3 wins, and Southend Utd. have come away with 9 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Tue 16 Jan||Barnsley||0 - 2||Southend Utd.||FAC|
|2006/2007||Sat 06 Jan||Southend Utd.||1 - 1||Barnsley||FAC|
|2006/2007||Tue 28 Nov||Barnsley||2 - 0||Southend Utd.||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Mon 17 Apr||Barnsley||2 - 2||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Oct||Southend Utd.||1 - 1||Barnsley||LGE1|
|1996/1997||Sat 01 Mar||Southend Utd.||1 - 2||Barnsley||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Sat 07 Dec||Barnsley||3 - 0||Southend Utd.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Southend United 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, 9 to 7.
Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Tykes have hit 9 goals, 18 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Southend Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 42 points from their 42 games thus far. Barnsley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 44 points from 42 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Shrimpers, as the Tykes have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Southend Utd.||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Barnsley||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 17 outings ago.