FM Preview: Southend United v Swindon Town 31 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Southend United v Swindon Town fixture

Swindon Town face a trip to Southend United at Roots Hall on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Robins will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 30 and win only 14 of the 57 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Swindon Town inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Shrimpers in a (Associate Members) match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 06 Dec Southend Utd. 1-2 Swindon Town (Associate Members)
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Swindon Town 2 - 0 Southend Utd. League Two
2009/2010 Sat 30 Jan Southend Utd. 2 - 2 Swindon Town League One
2009/2010 Sat 29 Aug Swindon Town 2 - 1 Southend Utd. League One
2008/2009 Tue 17 Mar Swindon Town 3 - 0 Southend Utd. League One
2008/2009 Sat 18 Oct Southend Utd. 2 - 1 Swindon Town League One
2007/2008 Mon 24 Mar Swindon Town 0 - 1 Southend Utd. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Southend United have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

Swindon Town's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Robins's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Southend United are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 52 points from their 26 games.

Swindon Town's total of 49 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Southend United 6 3 1 2 14 7 10
Swindon Town 6 4 1 1 8 5 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Swindon Town only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Roots Hall will be a good result. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Southend United Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Swindon Town Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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