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Carlisle United will be visiting Roots Hall on Saturday for the League Two clash with hosts Southend United.
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Southend United are hoping to win again following the 0-1 League Two victory over Harrogate Town.
The only scorer from Southend United was Ashley Nathaniel-George (69').
A recurring aspect of recent Southend United games is seeing a zero in the scoreline.
Taking their previous sextet of matches before this one, in as many as 5 of them a wager on both teams scoring would've been a loser. That trend might not be carried forward into this match, though.
Their prior results show that Southend United:
- have not been beaten in their last 2 league matches at home.
- are without a win at home for the past 8 matches in the league. They will be so desperate to end this run.
Carlisle United go into this encounter after a 2-0 League Two win against Crawley Town in their last outing.
For Carlisle United, goals were scored by Joe Riley (17') and Omari Patrick (33').
The numbers tell their own story, and Carlisle United have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 8 goals in all. Defensively, The Cumbrians have clearly had some problems.
Their past results show that Carlisle United:
- haven't won against Southend United when they've played them away from home in the last 3 matches in the league.
- are without a win away from home in their last 6 matches in the league.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head meetings stretching back to 21/03/2009, it’s been all-even between these two clubs with Southend United winning 2 of those games, Carlisle United 2 and 2 being drawn in normal time.
A sum of 16 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 9 of them for The Shrimpers and 7 for The Cumbrians. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.67.
The last league encounter featuring these clubs was League Two match day 2 on 19/09/2020 and the score finished Carlisle United 2-0 Southend United.
The match was refereed by Graham Salisbury.
Team News: Southend United
Southend United manager Mark Molesley doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash thanks to a fully injury-free group to choose from. Sam Hart is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Carlisle United
Owing to a completely injury-free group to pick from, Carlisle United boss Chris Beech has zero fitness concerns to report before this match.
We feel that over the course of the game, Southend United could find themselves up against it to score goals against this Carlisle United side who we think should win and very possibly keep a clean sheet.
We’re therefore predicting a very competitive encounter with a 0-1 winning margin for Carlisle United at the end of this one.
A close call.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Roots Hall (12,392)
Captain: Jason Demetriou
Chairman: Ron Martin
Manager: Mark Molesley
Competitions: League Two position 23
🔑 Star Man: Simeon Akinola
Regularly played in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Simeon Akinola was born in Nigeria. After having made a senior debut playing for Braintree Town in the 2014 - 2015 season, the talented Midfielder has accumulated 2 league goals in this League Two 2020 - 2021 season so far coming from a total of 22 appearances.