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:|
|2010/2011||Tue 07 Sep||Gateshead||1 - 0||Southport||CONF|
|2008/2009||Sun 03 May||Gateshead||1 - 1||Southport||PCFN|
|2008/2009||Wed 29 Apr||Southport||0 - 1||Gateshead||PCFN|
|2008/2009||Sat 07 Mar||Southport||2 - 3||Gateshead||CNFN|
|2008/2009||Sat 18 Oct||Gateshead||1 - 1||Southport||CNFN|
|2004/2005||Tue 09 Nov||Southport||2 - 1||Gateshead||FAT|
|2004/2005||Sat 06 Nov||Gateshead||1 - 1||Southport||FAT|
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.
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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
|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.