FootyMAD's Southend United match preview

Last updated : 19 August 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southend United v Huddersfield Town fixture

Huddersfield face a trip to Southend United at Roots Hall on Saturday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Terriers have winning 54.55% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in October 2003, with Huddersfield inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Shrimpers in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 10 AprHuddersfield1 - 0Southend Utd.LGE2
2003/2004Sat 04 OctSouthend Utd.1 - 2HuddersfieldLGE2
1996/1997Sat 26 AprSouthend Utd.1 - 2HuddersfieldCHMP
1996/1997Sat 19 OctHuddersfield0 - 0Southend Utd.CHMP
1995/1996Sat 06 AprHuddersfield3 - 1Southend Utd.CHMP
1995/1996Sat 28 OctSouthend Utd.0 - 0HuddersfieldCHMP
1992/1993Sat 23 JanHuddersfield1 - 2Southend Utd.FAC

Recent respective form guides

Southend United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. These games have seen the Shrimpers score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

The away form of Huddersfield however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Terriers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Southend Utd.'s 4 points from 3 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Huddersfield are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 6 points from 3 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Southend Utd.63218411

FootyMad's prediction ...

Terriers's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Southend Utd., believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Southend Utd. 7 games since last home draw.
Huddersfield 13 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.