Head2Head & Team News - Southend United

Last updated : 29 October 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southend United v Rotherham United fixture

The Millers travel to take on Southend United at Roots Hall on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 10 games played, The Millers have recorded 3 wins, and Southend have come away with 5 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Southend Utd. was just over four years ago, in February 2006, with the home side running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League One match on the night Rotherham launched their Save the Millers campaign.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Fri 10 FebSouthend Utd.2 - 0Rotherham U.LGE1
2005/2006Sat 24 SepRotherham U.2 - 4Southend Utd.LGE1
1999/2000Sat 08 AprRotherham U.0 - 0Southend Utd.LGE2
1999/2000Mon 03 JanSouthend Utd.1 - 2Rotherham U.LGE2
1998/1999Sat 06 FebRotherham U.2 - 2Southend Utd.LGE2
1998/1999Sat 05 SepSouthend Utd.3 - 0Rotherham U.LGE2
1990/1991Fri 01 MarSouthend Utd.2 - 1Rotherham U.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Southend United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Shrimpers have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Rotherham however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for The Millers, and 8 goals against.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Southend Utd.6213567
Rotherham U.62311099

Team News...
Nick Fenton is set to return to the Millers defence and skipper the side. His partner, loanee Exodus Geohaghon, plays his last game for the club.

Ryan Cresswell is still struggling with injury whilst Mark Randall is set to replace Mark Bradley in central midfield after joining from Arsenal. Danny Harrison, Marcus Marshall and Stephen Brogan are also pushing for starts after good recent displays in the reserves but the trio are likely to be amongst the substitutes.

Tom Pope and Ryan Taylor will compete for the starting place alongsiode Adam Le Fondre.

The Shrimpers welcome back French defender Bilel Mohsni after suspension but loan striker Waide Fairhurst is a doubt with a back problem.

Boss Paul Sturrock must again do with skipper Craig Easton who has a calf injury.

Adam Bouzid is a long term absentee after surgery on his skull.

MillersMAD's prediction ...
The lads to get back to winning ways with a narrow away win

Sequence statistics:
Southend Utd.5 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Rotherham U.Undefeated in last 4 away games.

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