Man City face a trip to Southampton at St. Marys at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 37 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 10 wins, and Southampton have come away with 18 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2003, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 17 Apr||Man City||1 - 3||Southampton||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 01 Nov||Southampton||0 - 2||Man City||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sun 11 May||Man City||0 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 05 Oct||Southampton||2 - 0||Man City||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 03 Mar||Man City||0 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
|2000/2001||Mon 23 Oct||Southampton||0 - 2||Man City||PREM|
|1999/2000||Tue 21 Sep||Southampton||4 - 3||Man City||LC|
Recent respective form guides
Southampton's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Saints's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.
Man City's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Sky Blues's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Southampton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 4 points from 7 matches. Man City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 7 points from their 7 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Sky Blues 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 Southampton. Away win
|Southampton||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Man City||5 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.