FootyMAD's Fulham match preview

Last updated : 31 December 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Fulham v Chelsea fixture

Chelsea face a trip to Fulham at Craven Cottage at lunchtime on Tuesday, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Blues have winning an impressive 19 games, and losing 7.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2006, 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:
2007/2008Sat 29 SepChelsea0 - 0FulhamPREM
2006/2007Sat 30 DecChelsea2 - 2FulhamPREM
2006/2007Sat 23 SepFulham0 - 2ChelseaPREM
2005/2006Sun 19 MarFulham1 - 0ChelseaPREM
2005/2006Mon 26 DecChelsea3 - 2FulhamPREM
2004/2005Sat 23 AprChelsea3 - 1FulhamPREM
2004/2005Tue 30 NovFulham1 - 2ChelseaLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Fulham have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Cottagers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

The away form of Chelsea however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The Blues have managed to tuck away 9 goals in this period, and concede just the 1.

Fulham are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 15 points from their 20 games thus far. Chelsea sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 41 points from their 20 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Chelsea are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Fulham. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Fulham Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Chelsea 5 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.