FM Preview: Southport v Gateshead 03 Jan 2011

Last updated : 02 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southport v Gateshead fixture

Gateshead face a trip to Southport at Haig Avenue on Monday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 33 games played, Tynesiders have recorded 8 wins, and Southport have come away with 16 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in April 2009, with Gateshead inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Sandgrounders in a Conference North Play-Offs match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 07 SepGateshead1 - 0SouthportCONF
2008/2009Sun 03 MayGateshead1 - 1SouthportPCFN
2008/2009Wed 29 AprSouthport0 - 1GatesheadPCFN
2008/2009Sat 07 MarSouthport2 - 3GatesheadCNFN
2008/2009Sat 18 OctGateshead1 - 1SouthportCNFN
2004/2005Tue 09 NovSouthport2 - 1GatesheadFAT
2004/2005Sat 06 NovGateshead1 - 1SouthportFAT

Recent respective form guides

Southport's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Sandgrounders have scored 9, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.

Gateshead's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Southport are stuck down in the relegation zone of Blue Square (Conference) Premier with a return of just 19 points from their 22 games thus far. Gateshead find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 25 points from their 21 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Tynesiders out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Southport. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Southport Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Gateshead Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.