FM Preview: Southampton v Everton 19 Jan 2013

Last updated : 18 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Southampton v Everton fixture

Everton travel to take on Southampton at St. Mary's on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 43 games played, Toffees have recorded 12 wins, and Southampton have come away with 20 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Southampton was back in February 2005, over five years ago, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Premiership match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 29 Sep Everton 3 - 1 Southampton Premier League
2004/2005 Sun 06 Feb Southampton 2-2 Everton Premiership
2004/2005 Sat 16 Oct Everton 1 - 0 Southampton Premiership
2003/2004 Sat 21 Feb Southampton 3 - 3 Everton Premiership
2003/2004 Sun 19 Oct Everton 0 - 0 Southampton Premiership
2002/2003 Sat 22 Feb Everton 2 - 1 Southampton Premiership
2002/2003 Wed 11 Sep Southampton 1 - 0 Everton Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Southampton are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Saints's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Everton however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Toffees, and 6 goals against.

Southampton find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 22 points from their 22 matches.

Everton's total of 37 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Southampton 6 1 4 1 9 12 7
Everton 6 4 1 1 12 6 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Toffees have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from St. Mary's with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Southampton Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Everton 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.

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