FM Preview: Portsmouth v Southend United 26 Nov 2013

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Last updated : 25 November 2013

Footymad preview History of the Portsmouth v Southend United fixture

Portsmouth play host to Southend United at Fratton Park on Tuesday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Pompey have won an impressive 9 of the 13 meetings between the two sides, drawing the other 4.

The last time the two teams met at Portsmouth was well over fifteen years ago, back in August 1996, the Pompey carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
1996/1997 Mon 31 Mar Southend Utd. 2 - 1 Portsmouth League Division One
1996/1997 Tue 27 Aug Portsmouth 1-0 Southend Utd. League Division One
1995/1996 Sat 20 Jan Southend Utd. 2 - 1 Portsmouth League Division One
1995/1996 Sat 12 Aug Portsmouth 4 - 2 Southend Utd. League Division One
1994/1995 Sat 18 Mar Portsmouth 1 - 1 Southend Utd. League Division One
1994/1995 Tue 30 Aug Southend Utd. 1 - 2 Portsmouth League Division One
1993/1994 Sat 12 Mar Southend Utd. 2 - 1 Portsmouth League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The Shrimpers 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. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Shrimpers, and 4 goals against.

Portsmouth find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 20 points from their 16 matches.

Southend United are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 29 points from 17 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Portsmouth 6 2 2 2 7 11 8
Southend United 6 3 1 2 11 5 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Portsmouth are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Southend United running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Portsmouth Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Southend United 6 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.

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