FootyMAD's Southport match preview

Last updated : 19 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crawley Town v Southport fixture

Crawley Town prepare to entertain Southport at Broadfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Reds won the only previous game contested between the two.

The only previous meeting between Crawley Town and Southport at was just last season, in November 2005, with Crawley Town running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Conference match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 16 SepSouthport3 - 1Crawley TownCONF
2005/2006Sat 01 AprSouthport0 - 2Crawley TownCONF
2005/2006Sat 12 NovCrawley Town2-0SouthportCONF

Recent respective form guides

Crawley Town have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Reds in those games, with 4 conceded.

In complete contrast to Crawley Town, Southport are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Sandgrounders have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crawley Town find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 27 points from their 26 matches. Southport are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide Conference with a return of just 23 points from their 26 games thus far.

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

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

Crawley Town may be coming up against a decent side in Southport, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Reds. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Crawley Town Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Southport Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.