Bradford City travel to take on Southend United at Roots Hall on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The Bantams have drawn half the meetings, but also lost half of them too!
The last time the two teams met at Southend Utd. was back in April 1997, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Tue 09 Aug||Bradford City||0 - 2||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|1996/1997||Sat 12 Apr||Southend Utd.||1 - 1||Bradford City||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Sat 05 Oct||Bradford City||0 - 0||Southend Utd.||CHMP|
|1990/1991||Sat 06 Apr||Bradford City||2 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|1990/1991||Fri 28 Dec||Southend Utd.||1 - 1||Bradford City||LGE1|
|1983/1984||Mon 16 Apr||Southend Utd.||2 - 1||Bradford City||LGE1|
|1983/1984||Sat 17 Sep||Bradford City||1 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Southend United 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, 8 to 6.
The away form of Bradford City however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Bantams's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 4 goals for and 2 against.
Southend Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 34 points from 20 games. Bradford City's 28 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Bantams's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Southend Utd., believes the FootyMad team. Away win
|Southend Utd.||Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.|
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Bradford City||Undefeated in last 4 away games.|