FM Preview: Fulham v Manchester United 02 Feb 2013

Last updated : 01 February 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Fulham v Manchester United fixture

Fulham prepare to entertain Manchester United at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 14 of the 37 previous games, with the Cottagers winning just 11.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Craven Cottage was just last season, in December 2011, where Manchester United annihilated the Cottagers 0-5 in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 26 Jan Man. Utd. 4 - 1 Fulham F.A. Cup
2012/2013 Sat 25 Aug Man. Utd. 3 - 2 Fulham Premier League
2011/2012 Mon 26 Mar Man. Utd. 1 - 0 Fulham Premier League
2011/2012 Wed 21 Dec Fulham 0-5 Man. Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 09 Apr Man. Utd. 2 - 0 Fulham Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 22 Aug Fulham 2 - 2 Man. Utd. Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 14 Mar Man. Utd. 3 - 0 Fulham Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Fulham have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

The away form of Manchester United however, is much more impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 15 goals for the Red Devils, and 6 goals against.

Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 28 points from their 24 games played so far,

Manchester United are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 24 games giving them a return of 59 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Fulham 6 2 2 2 8 10 8
Manchester United 6 4 2 0 12 6 14

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Fulham are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Manchester United running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Fulham Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Manchester United Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
13 games since last defeat.

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