FM Preview: Fulham v Manchester United 21 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 20th December 2011
The game between Fulham and Manchester United in the Premier League on 21st December 2011 at 20:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Fulham v Manchester United fixture
Fulham prepare to entertain Manchester United at Craven Cottage on Wednesday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 13 of the 36 previous games, with the Cottagers winning just 11.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Craven Cottage was just last season, in August 2010, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2009/2010||Sat 19 Dec||Fulham||3 - 0||Man. Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Mar||Fulham||2 - 0||Man. Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 07 Mar||Fulham||0 - 4||Man. Utd.||F.A. Cup|
|2008/2009||Wed 18 Feb||Man. Utd.||3 - 0||Fulham||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Fulham have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.
The Red Devils have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The Red Devils have managed to tuck away 9 goals in this period, and concede just the 2.
Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 18 points from their 16 games played so far,
Manchester United's total of 39 points from their 16 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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
|Fulham||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
|Manchester United||8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
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