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History of the Southend United v Milton Keynes Dons fixture

Milton Keynes face a trip to Southend United at Roots Hall on Friday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 11 games played, The Dons have recorded 4 wins, and Southend Utd. have come away with 5 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners 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:
2009/2010Tue 06 OctMilton Keynes2 - 0Southend Utd.ASSM
2008/2009Fri 10 AprSouthend Utd.0 - 2Milton KeynesLGE1
2008/2009Sun 28 DecMilton Keynes2 - 0Southend Utd.LGE1
2005/2006Sat 18 MarMilton Keynes2 - 1Southend Utd.LGE1
2005/2006Mon 26 DecSouthend Utd.0 - 0Milton KeynesLGE1
2005/2006Sat 03 DecSouthend Utd.1 - 2Milton KeynesFAC
2002/2003Tue 10 SepSouthend Utd.1 - 4WimbledonLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Southend United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

Milton Keynes have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the The Dons have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Southend Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 20 points from their 16 games played so far, Milton Keynes are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 29 points from 16 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Milton Keynes are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Southend Utd. 5 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Milton Keynes Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 19 outings ago.