FootyMAD's Fulham match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 31st December 2007
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Fulham and Chelsea at 12:45 on Tuesday, 1st January 2008 in the Premier League.
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:|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Sep||Chelsea||0 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 30 Dec||Chelsea||2 - 2||Fulham||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Sep||Fulham||0 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sun 19 Mar||Fulham||1 - 0||Chelsea||PREM|
|2005/2006||Mon 26 Dec||Chelsea||3 - 2||Fulham||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 23 Apr||Chelsea||3 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2004/2005||Tue 30 Nov||Fulham||1 - 2||Chelsea||LGEC|
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:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
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
|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.
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