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Last updated : 06 November 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southampton v Hull City fixture

Hull City face a trip to Southampton at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Tigers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 12 and win only 3 of the 23 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 22 NovHull City1 - 1SouthamptonCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Southampton have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 5 conceded.

Hull City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the The Tigers have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Southampton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 22 points from their 15 games so far. Hull City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 12 points from their 15 games thus far.

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