FM Preview: Cambridge United v Southport 05 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Wednesday, 4th January 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Cambridge United and Southport at 19:30 on 5th January 2012 in the (Conference) Premier.
History of the Cambridge United v Southport fixture
Southport face a trip to Cambridge United at Trade Recruitment Stadium on Thursday evening, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The Sandgrounders have drawn 6 of the 10 contests, but lost the remainder.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2010, when they played out a goalless draw in a (Conference) Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 01 Oct||Southport||1 - 0||Cambridge U.||(Conference) Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 12 Mar||Southport||1 - 1||Cambridge U.||(Conference) Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 21 Aug||Cambridge U.||0 - 0||Southport||(Conference) Premier|
|2006/2007||Sat 24 Feb||Cambridge U.||2 - 2||Southport||Conference|
|2006/2007||Sat 25 Nov||Southport||1 - 2||Cambridge U.||Conference|
|2005/2006||Sat 18 Feb||Cambridge U.||2 - 1||Southport||Conference|
|2005/2006||Sat 01 Oct||Southport||2 - 2||Cambridge U.||Conference|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Cambridge United are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the U's, with 4 goals against.
The Sandgrounders have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. While the Sandgrounders have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Cambridge United find themselves in a respectable 8th position, courtesy of the 43 points they have accumulated from 26 games.
Southport's total of 48 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
A creditable return from recent away games for Sandgrounders could well see them head back from Trade Recruitment Stadium with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. No-score draw
|Cambridge United||Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Southport||Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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