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Southend United will take to the pitch with visiting rivals Newport County at Roots Hall in the League Two fixture on Saturday.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Southend United v Newport County - as well as up-to-date odds.
Southend United, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 1-2 League Two triumph versus Barrow.
For Southend United, goals were scored by John White (30') and Terrell Egbri (52'). Scott Quigley (19') scored for Barrow.
In their last 6 games, Phil Brown's Southend United have managed to score a combined total of 5 times giving them an average number of goals per match equal to 0.83.
Their past results show that Southend United:
- have not been beaten in the league by Newport County in their last 2 matches.
- are undefeated in their last 2 home league matches.
Newport County go into this encounter following a 1-0 League Two win over Cheltenham Town in their most recent outing.
The only name on the scoresheet from Newport County was Joss Labadie (4').
A run of effective displays by the Newport County defence has resulted in the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 1 from their last 6 clashes overall. During the same period, their forwards have scored 7.
Pre-game facts show that Newport County:
- have not been beaten in their last 2 away league matches.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
A review of their most recent head to head clashes going back to 26/10/2013 tells us that Southend United have won 2 of these games and Newport County 3, with the number of drawn results standing at 1.
A combined total of 10 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 4 from The Shrimpers and 6 netted by The Exiles. The average goals per game has been 1.67.
The previous league contest featuring these clubs was League Two match day 22 on 09/02/2021 when the final score was Newport County 0-1 Southend United.
The match was refereed by Paul Howard.
Team News: Southend United
Southend United boss Phil Brown does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this game with a fully injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: Newport County
Due to a completely injury-free group available to select from, Newport County boss Michael Flynn does not have any fitness concerns to report coming into this clash.
We think that Southend United may find it difficult to find the net against this Newport County side who we think might do enough to score at the other end and edge ahead.
We’ve gone for a very competitive encounter with a 0-1 victory for Newport County when all is said and done.
We’re expecting it to be that close.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Roots Hall (12,392)
Captain: Jason Demetriou
Chairman: Ron Martin
Manager: Phil Brown
Competitions: League Two position 23
⭐ Star Man: Timothée Dieng
Regularly deployed in the Central Defensive Midfielder position, Timothée Dieng was born in Grenoble, France. After having made a senior debut playing for Brest in the 2012 - 2013 season, the dangerous Midfielder has bagged 3 league goals in this League Two 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in 36 appearances.