FM Preview: Fulham v Arsenal 22 May 2011

Last updated : 21 May 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Fulham v Arsenal fixture

Arsenal face a trip to Fulham at Craven Cottage on Sunday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Gunners have winning 52.17% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in September 2009, with Arsenal inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Cottagers in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 04 Dec Arsenal 2 - 1 Fulham Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 09 May Arsenal 4 - 0 Fulham Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 26 Sep Fulham 0-1 Arsenal Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 28 Feb Arsenal 0 - 0 Fulham Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 23 Aug Fulham 1 - 0 Arsenal Premier League
2007/2008 Sat 19 Jan Fulham 0 - 3 Arsenal Premier League
2007/2008 Sun 12 Aug Arsenal 2 - 1 Fulham Premier League

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

Recent respective form guides

Fulham have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Cottagers in those games, with 8 conceded.

Arsenal have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Gunners have hit 10 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Fulham's 48 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.

Arsenal's total of 67 points from their 37 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Fulham 6 3 1 2 11 8 10
Arsenal 6 1 2 3 8 11 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Cottagers, as the Gunners have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Fulham 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Arsenal Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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