FootyMAD's Fulham match preview

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History of the Fulham v Arsenal fixture

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 10 of the 20 previous games, with the hosts winning just 6.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2006, the Cottagers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sun 12 AugArsenal2 - 1FulhamPREM
2006/2007Sun 29 AprArsenal3 - 1FulhamPREM
2006/2007Wed 29 NovFulham2 - 1ArsenalPREM
2005/2006Sat 04 MarFulham0 - 4ArsenalPREM
2005/2006Wed 24 AugArsenal4 - 1FulhamPREM
2004/2005Sun 26 DecArsenal2 - 0FulhamPREM
2004/2005Sat 11 SepFulham0 - 3ArsenalPREM

Recent respective form guides

Fulham have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Arsenal however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Gunners, and 4 goals against.

Fulham are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 15 points from their 22 games thus far. Arsenal sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 51 points from their 22 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Fulham60337133
Arsenal633010312

FootyMad's prediction ...

Gunners have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Craven Cottage with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Fulham Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not won in the 11 most recent games.
Arsenal Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.