FM Preview: Fulham v Blackburn Rovers 05 Mar 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th March 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Fulham and Blackburn Rovers at 15:00 on 5th March 2011 in the Premier League.
History of the Fulham v Blackburn Rovers fixture
Blackburn Rovers face a trip to Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 40 games played, Rovers have recorded 10 wins, and Fulham have come away with 16 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2009, with Fulham running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2007/2008||Sat 08 Mar||Blackburn R.||1 - 1||Fulham||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sun 25 Nov||Fulham||2 - 2||Blackburn R.||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 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 13 goals for the Cottagers, with 3 goals against.
In complete contrast to Fulham, Blackburn Rovers are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Rovers have hit 8 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 32 points from their 28 games played so far,
Blackburn Rovers find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 28 matches.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Cottagers, as the Rovers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Fulham||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Blackburn Rovers||Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here