FM Preview: Morecambe v Southend United 25 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Morecambe v Southend United fixture

Morecambe prepare to entertain Southend United at Globe Arena on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Shrimps won the only previous game contested between the two.

The only previous meeting between Morecambe and Southend United at Globe Arena was less than a year ago, in March 2011, the Shrimps carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 15 Oct Southend Utd. 1 - 1 Morecambe League Two
2010/2011 Sat 05 Mar Morecambe 2-1 Southend Utd. League Two
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Southend Utd. 2 - 3 Morecambe League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Morecambe's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Shrimps's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Southend United's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 14 goals for the Shrimpers, and 8 goals against.

Morecambe see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 41 points from their 31 games played so far,

Southend United are holding the final promotion place in the npower League Two, and have accumulated 59 points from the 32 games they have played so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Morecambe 6 1 3 2 7 8 6
Southend United 6 2 1 3 6 11 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Shrimps at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Shrimpers come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Morecambe 4 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Southend United Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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