FM Preview: Aston Villa v Fulham 13 Apr 2013

Last updated : 12 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Aston Villa v Fulham fixture

Fulham face a trip to Aston Villa at Villa Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Cottagers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 15 and win only 5 of the 29 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Villa Park was just last season, in March 2012, the Villans carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 20 Oct Fulham 1 - 0 Aston Villa Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 10 Mar Aston Villa 1 - 0 Fulham Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Fulham 0 - 0 Aston Villa Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 05 Feb Aston Villa 2 - 2 Fulham Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 06 Nov Fulham 1 - 1 Aston Villa Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 30 Jan Fulham 0 - 2 Aston Villa Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 30 Aug Aston Villa 2 - 0 Fulham Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Aston Villa have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Fulham have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Cottagers have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Aston Villa are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 33 points from 32 matches.

Fulham's 39 points from 30 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Aston Villa 6 3 0 3 10 9 9
Fulham 6 3 2 1 7 5 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Aston Villa 11 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Fulham Undefeated in last 3 away games.
6 games since last defeat.

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