FM Preview: Southend United v Barnet 20 Apr 2012

Last updated : 19 April 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Southend United v Barnet fixture

Barnet face a trip to Southend United at Roots Hall on Friday evening, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Bees have beating their opponents 3 times from 5 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Roots Hall was just last season, in February 2011, the Shrimpers 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 Tue 25 Oct Barnet 0 - 3 Southend Utd. League Two
2010/2011 Tue 22 Feb Southend Utd. 2-1 Barnet League Two
2010/2011 Sat 29 Jan Barnet 0 - 2 Southend Utd. League Two
2010/2011 Tue 05 Oct Barnet 1 - 3 Southend Utd. (Associate Members)
2005/2006 Sat 05 Nov Barnet 0 - 1 Southend Utd. F.A. Cup
2000/2001 Sat 17 Mar Barnet 2 - 1 Southend Utd. League Division Three
2000/2001 Tue 17 Oct Southend Utd. 2 - 0 Barnet League Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Southend United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Shrimpers in those games, with 3 conceded.

The away form of Barnet is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Bees have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Southend United are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 74 points from 43 games.

Barnet are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 40 points from 43 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Southend United 6 2 1 3 6 4 7
Barnet 6 0 2 4 2 8 2

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bees are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Southend United. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Southend United 4 games since last home draw.
Barnet Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 8 most recent games.

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