FootyMAD's Southampton match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 20th November 2009
The game between Southampton and Norwich City in the League One on Saturday, 21st November 2009 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Norwich City face a trip to Southampton at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Canaries will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 26 and win only 7 of the 48 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2008, with Southampton running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Tue 27 Jan||Norwich City||2 - 2||Southampton||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 30 Sep||Southampton||2 - 0||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 29 Jan||Southampton||0 - 1||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 18 Aug||Norwich City||2 - 1||Southampton||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Apr||Norwich City||0 - 1||Southampton||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 16 Dec||Southampton||2 - 1||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Dec||Norwich City||3 - 1||Southampton||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Southampton have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 11 conceded.
The Canaries have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Canaries pummel 13 goals, and let in 3.
Southampton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 12 points from their 16 games thus far. Norwich City's total of 28 points from their 16 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Norwich City are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Southampton. Away win
|Southampton||4 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Norwich City||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
6 games since last defeat.