FootyMAD's Southend United match preview

Last updated : 13 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southend United v Barnsley fixture

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:
2006/2007Tue 16 JanBarnsley0 - 2Southend Utd.FAC
2006/2007Sat 06 JanSouthend Utd.1 - 1BarnsleyFAC
2006/2007Tue 28 NovBarnsley2 - 0Southend Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Mon 17 AprBarnsley2 - 2Southend Utd.LGE1
2005/2006Sat 22 OctSouthend Utd.1 - 1BarnsleyLGE1
1996/1997Sat 01 MarSouthend Utd.1 - 2BarnsleyCHMP
1996/1997Sat 07 DecBarnsley3 - 0Southend 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.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
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.