Fulham face a trip to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Cottagers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them taste defeat on 19 occasions, and draw 14, from the 35 games played.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2009, the Blues carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Mon 28 Dec||Chelsea||2 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2009/2010||Sun 23 Aug||Fulham||0 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 02 May||Chelsea||3 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 28 Dec||Fulham||2 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|2007/2008||Tue 01 Jan||Fulham||1 - 2||Chelsea||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Sep||Chelsea||0 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 30 Dec||Chelsea||2 - 2||Fulham||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Chelsea have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, Blues have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 5.
In complete contrast to Chelsea, Fulham are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Cottagers have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Chelsea are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 25 points from the 11 games played. Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 13 points from their 11 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Cottagers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Chelsea. Home win
|Chelsea||Won 4 successive home games.|
26 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Fulham||Not won in previous 11 away matches.|