FM Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Fulham 14 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 13th January 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Blackburn Rovers and Fulham at 15:00 on 14th January 2012 in the Premier League.
History of the Blackburn Rovers v Fulham fixture
Blackburn Rovers prepare to entertain Fulham at Ewood Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rovers are clearly on top, having won 24 and lost only 9 of the 42 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ewood Park was just last season, in September 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 11 Sep||Fulham||1 - 1||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 05 Mar||Fulham||3 - 2||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 18 Sep||Blackburn R.||1-1||Fulham||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 17 Jan||Blackburn R.||2 - 0||Fulham||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Wed 25 Nov||Fulham||3 - 0||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Wed 11 Mar||Fulham||1 - 2||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Sep||Blackburn R.||1 - 0||Fulham||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Blackburn Rovers's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Rovers's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.
Fulham's away form is none too clever either, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Cottagers have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Blackburn Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 20 games have yielded only 14 points.
Fulham find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 23 points from their 20 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Ewood Park for the Rovers and the Madmen are unable to see past Fulham claiming victory in a close match.
|Blackburn Rovers||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Fulham||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here