FM Preview: Arsenal v Fulham 09 May 2010

Last updated : 08 May 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arsenal v Fulham fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain Fulham at Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Gunners have won an impressive 20 of the 23 meetings between the two sides, drawing the other 3.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Emirates Stadium was just last season, in February 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premier League match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 26 SepFulham0 - 1ArsenalPREM
2008/2009Sat 28 FebArsenal0-0FulhamPREM
2008/2009Sat 23 AugFulham1 - 0ArsenalPREM
2007/2008Sat 19 JanFulham0 - 3ArsenalPREM
2007/2008Sun 12 AugArsenal2 - 1FulhamPREM
2006/2007Sun 29 AprArsenal3 - 1FulhamPREM
2006/2007Wed 29 NovFulham2 - 1ArsenalPREM

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Gunners, with 3 goals against.

In complete contrast to Arsenal, Fulham are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Cottagers have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Arsenal's total of 72 points from their 37 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 46 points from their 37 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Arsenal may be coming up against a decent side in Fulham, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Gunners. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Fulham Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.