Newcastle Utd. 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 May 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Sep||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2004/2005||Wed 04 May||Fulham||1 - 3||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 07 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 4||Fulham||PREM|
|2003/2004||Mon 19 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2003/2004||Tue 21 Oct||Fulham||2 - 3||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Apr||Fulham||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 21 Dec||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
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 12 goals have been scored by the Cottagers in those games, with 9 conceded.
In complete contrast to Fulham, Newcastle Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Magpies have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Fulham find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 23 points from their 21 matches. Newcastle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 26 points from their 20 games played so far,
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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||Not drawn a match in their last 3 .|
|Newcastle Utd.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.