Southampton match preview

Last updated : 21 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
Footymad preview
History of the Southampton v Ipswich Town fixture

Ipswich Town travel to take on Southampton at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 27 games played, Tractor Boys have recorded 8 wins, and Southampton have come away with 11 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Southampton was just over four years ago, in October 2001, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 draw in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 13 SepIpswich Town2 - 2SouthamptonCHMP
2001/2002Sat 02 MarIpswich Town1 - 3SouthamptonPREM
2001/2002Wed 24 OctSouthampton3 - 3Ipswich TownPREM
2000/2001Mon 02 AprSouthampton0 - 3Ipswich TownPREM
2000/2001Sat 16 DecIpswich Town3 - 1SouthamptonPREM
1999/2000Mon 13 DecIpswich Town0 - 1SouthamptonFAC
1994/1995Sat 25 FebIpswich Town2 - 1SouthamptonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Southampton have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.

Ipswich Town have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Tractor Boys's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Southampton see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola Championship, showing a record of 34 points from their 28 games played so far, Ipswich Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola Championship, showing a record of 34 points from their 29 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town6123485

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Saints, as the Tractor Boys have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Southampton5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Ipswich TownNot won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.