FootyMAD's Southampton match preview

Last updated : 08 April 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Blackburn Rovers v Southampton fixture

Blackburn R. prepare to entertain Southampton at Ewood Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rovers are clearly on top, having won 14 and lost only 4 of the 22 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ewood Park was just last season, in February 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 21 AugSouthampton3 - 2Blackburn R.PREM
2003/2004Sat 28 FebBlackburn R.1-1SouthamptonPREM
2003/2004Sat 25 OctSouthampton2 - 0Blackburn R.PREM
2002/2003Sat 08 FebBlackburn R.1 - 0SouthamptonPREM
2002/2003Sat 09 NovSouthampton1 - 1Blackburn R.PREM
2001/2002Mon 01 AprBlackburn R.2 - 0SouthamptonPREM
2001/2002Sat 03 NovSouthampton1 - 2Blackburn R.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 3 conceded.

The Saints have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Saints, and 12 goals against.

Blackburn R. find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 31 matches. Southampton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 27 points from 31 matches.

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

Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Blackburn R. 10 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Southampton Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.