Arsenal face a trip to Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 9 of the 18 previous games, with the hosts winning just 5.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2004, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Wed 24 Aug||Arsenal||4 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 26 Dec||Arsenal||2 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 11 Sep||Fulham||0 - 3||Arsenal||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 09 May||Fulham||0 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 30 Nov||Arsenal||0 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 01 Feb||Arsenal||2 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sun 03 Nov||Fulham||0 - 1||Arsenal||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Fulham have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Cottagers, with 7 goals against.
Arsenal have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 4 leaked at the wrong end.
Fulham find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 27 matches. Arsenal's 41 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position.
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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
|Fulham||Won 3 successive home games.|
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
|Arsenal||8 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.