FootyMAD's Fulham match preview

Last updated : 25 September 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Fulham v Arsenal fixture

Arsenal face a trip to Fulham at Craven Cottage at tea-time on Saturday, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 11 of the 22 previous games, with the hosts winning just 7.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2008, the Cottagers carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory 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:
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
2005/2006Sat 04 MarFulham0 - 4ArsenalPREM

Recent respective form guides

Fulham are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Cottagers in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Gunners have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. Those games have seen the Gunners pummel 14 goals, and let in 7.

Fulham find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 6 points from their 5 matches. Arsenal lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 9 from their 5 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Arsenal are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Fulham 16 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Arsenal Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.