FootyMAD's Fulham match preview

Last updated : 16 December 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Fulham v Blackburn Rovers fixture

Blackburn R. face a trip to Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 35 games played, Rovers have recorded 9 wins, and Fulham have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2004, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 20 AugBlackburn R.2 - 1FulhamPREM
2004/2005Sat 07 MayBlackburn R.1 - 3FulhamPREM
2004/2005Sat 27 NovFulham0 - 2Blackburn R.PREM
2003/2004Mon 12 AprFulham3 - 4Blackburn R.PREM
2003/2004Sun 28 SepBlackburn R.0 - 2FulhamPREM
2002/2003Mon 07 AprFulham0 - 4Blackburn R.PREM
2002/2003Sat 30 NovBlackburn R.2 - 1FulhamPREM

Recent respective form guides

Fulham are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 15 goals have been scored by the Cottagers in those games, with 12 conceded.

Blackburn R. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Rovers have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Fulham are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 16 matches. Blackburn R. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 21 points from their 16 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Blackburn R. only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Craven Cottage will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Fulham 9 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Blackburn R. Last drawn game 5 outings ago.