FootyMAD's Southampton match preview

Last updated : 24 November 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hull City v Southampton fixture

Hull City play host to Southampton at The KC Stadium on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 23 games played, Tigers have recorded 10 wins, and Southampton have come away with 3 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Hull City was amazingly over twenty years ago, in October 1984, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 15 OctSouthampton1 - 1Hull CityCHMP
1984/1985Tue 09 OctHull City2-2SouthamptonLGEC
1984/1985Tue 25 SepSouthampton3 - 2Hull CityLGEC
1977/1978Tue 11 AprHull City0 - 3SouthamptonCHMP
1977/1978Sat 24 SepSouthampton1 - 0Hull CityCHMP
1976/1977Sat 05 FebSouthampton2 - 2Hull CityCHMP
1976/1977Sat 28 AugHull City4 - 0SouthamptonCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Hull City's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

Southampton's away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Hull City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola Championship with a return of just 18 points from their 19 games thus far. Southampton's 25 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at The KC Stadium for the Tigers and the Madmen are unable to see past Southampton claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Hull CityLatest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
SouthamptonNo win in the 2 most recent games.