FM Preview: Bradford City v Southend United 29 Mar 2013

Last updated : 28 March 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Bradford City v Southend United fixture

Bradford City prepare to entertain Southend United at Valley Parade on Friday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 11 wins out of 15 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Valley Parade was less than a year ago, in April 2012, with Bradford City running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 15 Dec Southend Utd. 2 - 2 Bradford City League Two
2011/2012 Fri 06 Apr Bradford City 2-0 Southend Utd. League Two
2011/2012 Fri 16 Dec Southend Utd. 0 - 1 Bradford City League Two
2010/2011 Fri 15 Apr Southend Utd. 4 - 0 Bradford City League Two
2010/2011 Fri 27 Aug Bradford City 0 - 2 Southend Utd. League Two
2005/2006 Sat 10 Dec Southend Utd. 1 - 1 Bradford City League One
2005/2006 Tue 09 Aug Bradford City 0 - 2 Southend Utd. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Bradford City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

The away form of Southend United however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The Shrimpers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Bradford City's 54 points from 38 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Southend United lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 55 from their 39 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bradford City 6 2 3 1 5 5 9
Southend United 6 1 2 3 5 10 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Bradford City's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Southend United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bradford City Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Southend United 4 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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