History of the Southampton v West Ham United fixture
West Ham United face a trip to Southampton at St. Mary's on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 44 games played, Hammers have recorded 10 wins, and Southampton have come away with 21 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Mary's was just last season, in October 2011, the Saints carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sat 20 Oct||West Ham Utd.||4 - 1||Southampton||Premier League|
|2011/2012||Tue 14 Feb||West Ham Utd.||1 - 1||Southampton||Championship|
|2011/2012||Tue 18 Oct||Southampton||1-0||West Ham Utd.||Championship|
|2002/2003||Sat 05 Apr||Southampton||1 - 1||West Ham Utd.||Premiership|
|2002/2003||Mon 02 Dec||West Ham Utd.||0 - 1||Southampton||Premiership|
|2001/2002||Wed 30 Jan||Southampton||2 - 0||West Ham Utd.||Premiership|
|2001/2002||Sat 20 Oct||West Ham Utd.||2 - 0||Southampton||Premiership|
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Recent respective form guides
Southampton have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of West Ham United is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Hammers have hit 4 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Southampton see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 37 points from their 32 games played so far,
West Ham United see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 36 points from their 30 games played so far,
Current overall team form
|West Ham United||6||3||0||3||8||8||9|
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Saints, as the Hammers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Southampton||5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|West Ham United||9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.
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