FM Preview: Fulham v Aston Villa 20 Oct 2012

Last updated : 19 October 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Fulham v Aston Villa fixture

Fulham prepare to entertain Aston Villa at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 29 games played, Cottagers have recorded 13 wins, and Aston Villa have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Craven Cottage was just last season, in August 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

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
2008/2009 Sat 09 May Fulham 3 - 1 Aston Villa Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Fulham have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Cottagers, with 5 goals against.

In complete contrast to Fulham, Aston Villa are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Villans have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Fulham's 10 points from 7 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Aston Villa are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 5 points from 7 matches.

Current overall team form

Fulham 6 2 1 3 8 9 7
Aston Villa 6 2 2 2 9 10 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Fulham may be coming up against a decent side in Aston Villa, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Cottagers. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Fulham 6 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Aston Villa 4 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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