FM Preview: Fulham v Newcastle United 21 Jan 2012

Last updated : 20 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Fulham v Newcastle United fixture

Newcastle United face a trip to Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, 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 most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2011, the Cottagers carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sun 28 Aug Newcastle Utd. 2 - 1 Fulham Premier League
2010/2011 Wed 02 Feb Fulham 1-0 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 13 Nov Newcastle Utd. 0 - 0 Fulham Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 16 May Newcastle Utd. 0 - 1 Fulham Premier League
2008/2009 Sun 09 Nov Fulham 2 - 1 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2007/2008 Sat 22 Mar Newcastle Utd. 2 - 0 Fulham Premier League
2007/2008 Sat 15 Dec Fulham 0 - 1 Newcastle Utd. Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Fulham have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Cottagers in those games, with 8 conceded.

Newcastle United have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Magpies's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Fulham find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 23 points from their 21 matches.

Newcastle United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 36 from their 21 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Fulham 6 2 2 2 9 11 8
Newcastle United 6 4 0 2 11 7 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Magpies has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Fulham. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Fulham 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Newcastle United 4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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