FM Preview: Fulham v Manchester City 21 Nov 2010

Last updated : 20 November 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Fulham v Manchester City fixture

Fulham prepare to entertain Manchester City at Craven Cottage on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 27 games played, Cottagers have recorded 11 wins, and Man. City have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Craven Cottage was less than a year ago, in March 2010, with Man. City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Cottagers in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sun 21 MarFulham1-2Man. CityPREM
2009/2010Sun 25 OctMan. City2 - 2FulhamPREM
2009/2010Wed 23 SepMan. City2 - 1FulhamLGEC
2008/2009Sun 12 AprMan. City1 - 3FulhamPREM
2008/2009Sat 06 DecFulham1 - 1Man. CityPREM
2007/2008Sat 26 AprMan. City2 - 3FulhamPREM
2007/2008Sat 22 SepFulham3 - 3Man. CityPREM

Recent respective form guides

Fulham have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Cottagers, with 4 goals against.

Man. City have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Sky Blues's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Fulham are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 14 points from 13 matches. Man. City's total of 22 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

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

Cottagers go into their game against Man. City in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Fulham Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Man. City 10 games since last away draw.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.