FM Preview: Southend United v Accrington Stanley 13 Nov 2010

Last updated : 12 November 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southend United v Accrington Stanley fixture

Accrington S. travel to take on Southend United at Roots Hall on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Both of the previous encounters have resulted in a drawn game.

The last time the two teams met at Southend Utd. was way back in the black-and-white days of November 1959, with Southend Utd. annihilating their visitors 6 - 1 in a Third Division match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
1959/1960Sat 26 MarAccrington S.0 - 4Southend Utd.LGE1
1959/1960Sat 07 NovSouthend Utd.6 - 1Accrington S.LGE1
1958/1959Sat 07 MarSouthend Utd.4 - 2Accrington S.LGE1
1958/1959Fri 17 OctAccrington S.3 - 0Southend Utd.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Southend United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Shrimpers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

The away form of Accrington S. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the The Reds have hit 5 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Southend Utd. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 17 points from their 14 matches. Accrington S. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 16 points from their 15 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Southend Utd.6114484
Accrington S.611410184

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Southend Utd. 7 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Accrington S. Not won in previous 9 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.