Bristol Rvs. face a trip to Southend United at Roots Hall on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Pirates will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 31 and win only 8 of the 51 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2008, with Bristol Rvs. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Shrimpers in a League One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Oct||Bristol Rvs.||4 - 2||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Tue 01 Jan||Southend Utd.||0 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Tue 02 Oct||Bristol Rvs.||1 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Fri 01 Apr||Southend Utd.||2 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Tue 08 Mar||Southend Utd.||2 - 2||Bristol Rvs.||ASSM|
|2004/2005||Tue 15 Feb||Bristol Rvs.||1 - 2||Southend Utd.||ASSM|
|2004/2005||Fri 27 Aug||Bristol Rvs.||2 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Southend United's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Shrimpers have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
Bristol Rvs.'s away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Pirates have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Southend Utd. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 31 points from their 27 matches. Bristol Rvs.'s 33 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Pirates 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 Southend Utd.. Away win
|Southend Utd.||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
|Bristol Rvs.||5 games since last defeat.|