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Last updated : 09 January 2009 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 38 games played, Rovers have recorded 9 wins, and Fulham have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2007, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw 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 20 SepBlackburn R.1 - 0FulhamPREM
2007/2008Sat 08 MarBlackburn R.1 - 1FulhamPREM
2007/2008Sun 25 NovFulham2 - 2Blackburn R.PREM
2006/2007Sat 21 AprFulham1 - 1Blackburn R.PREM
2006/2007Sat 02 DecBlackburn R.2 - 0FulhamPREM
2005/2006Sat 17 DecFulham2 - 1Blackburn R.PREM
2005/2006Sat 20 AugBlackburn R.2 - 1FulhamPREM

Recent respective form guides

Fulham are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Cottagers, with 5 goals against.

In complete contrast to Fulham, Blackburn R. are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Rovers have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Fulham's 26 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Blackburn R. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 18 points from their 20 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
Fulham Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Unbeaten run of 10 matches.
Blackburn R. 5 games since last defeat.