FM Preview: Fulham v Newcastle United 02 Feb 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 1st February 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Fulham and Newcastle United at 20:00 on Wednesday, 2nd February 2011 in the Premier League.
Newcastle Utd. pack their bags to visit Fulham at Craven Cottage on Wednesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The previous match played between the two at Craven Cottage was within the last three years, in November 2008, the Cottagers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 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:|
|2010/2011||Sat 13 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 16 May||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 09 Nov||Fulham||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Mar||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Dec||Fulham||0 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Feb||Fulham||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Sep||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 2||Fulham||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Fulham have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. In this time, Cottagers have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 5.
In complete contrast to Fulham, Newcastle Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Magpies have hit 5 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Fulham find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 26 points from their 24 matches. Newcastle Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 30 from their 23 games so far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Cottagers, as the Magpies have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Fulham||Won 4 successive home games.|
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Newcastle Utd.||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.