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.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Tue 13 Sep||Ipswich Town||2 - 2||Southampton||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 02 Mar||Ipswich Town||1 - 3||Southampton||PREM|
|2001/2002||Wed 24 Oct||Southampton||3 - 3||Ipswich Town||PREM|
|2000/2001||Mon 02 Apr||Southampton||0 - 3||Ipswich Town||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 16 Dec||Ipswich Town||3 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
|1999/2000||Mon 13 Dec||Ipswich Town||0 - 1||Southampton||FAC|
|1994/1995||Sat 25 Feb||Ipswich Town||2 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
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,
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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
|Southampton||5 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
|Ipswich Town||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
No win in the 3 most recent games.