FM Preview: Southend United v Macclesfield Town 05 May 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th May 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Southend United and Macclesfield Town at 15:00 on 5th May 2012 in the League Two.
History of the Southend United v Macclesfield Town fixture
Macclesfield Town face a trip to Southend United at Roots Hall on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Most of the previous meetings have ended up in defeat for the Silkmen.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Roots Hall was just last season, in January 2011, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 29 Oct||Macclesfield||0 - 2||Southend Utd.||League Two|
|2010/2011||Mon 25 Apr||Macclesfield||0 - 0||Southend Utd.||League Two|
|2010/2011||Tue 25 Jan||Southend Utd.||4-1||Macclesfield||League Two|
|2010/2011||Tue 16 Nov||Southend Utd.||2 - 2||Macclesfield||F.A. Cup|
|2010/2011||Sat 06 Nov||Macclesfield||2 - 2||Southend Utd.||F.A. Cup|
|2004/2005||Tue 19 Apr||Macclesfield||1 - 2||Southend Utd.||League Two|
|2004/2005||Mon 30 Aug||Southend Utd.||2 - 1||Macclesfield||League Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Southend United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Shrimpers, with 3 goals against.
The away form of Macclesfield Town is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Silkmen have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
Southend United are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 80 points from 45 games.
Macclesfield Town find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 45 games have yielded only 37 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Silkmen 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
|Southend United||Won 3 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Macclesfield Town||Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 16 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 24 most recent games.
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