FM Preview: Fulham v Birmingham City 27 Nov 2010

Last updated : 26 November 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Fulham v Birmingham City fixture

Fulham prepare to entertain Birmingham City at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 40 games played, Cottagers have recorded 15 wins, and Birmingham C. have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Craven Cottage was less than a year ago, in February 2010, the Cottagers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sun 21 FebFulham2-1Birmingham C.PREM
2009/2010Sat 21 NovBirmingham C.1 - 0FulhamPREM
2007/2008Sat 03 MayFulham2 - 0Birmingham C.PREM
2007/2008Sat 29 DecBirmingham C.1 - 1FulhamPREM
2005/2006Sat 10 DecBirmingham C.1 - 0FulhamPREM
2005/2006Sat 13 AugFulham0 - 0Birmingham C.PREM
2004/2005Sat 22 JanBirmingham C.1 - 2FulhamPREM

Recent respective form guides

Fulham are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Cottagers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Birmingham C. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Blues have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Fulham are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 14 points from 14 matches. Birmingham C. find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 16 points from their 14 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Fulham only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Fulham Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Birmingham C. Not won in previous 12 away matches.