FM Preview: Fulham v Queens Park Rangers 02 Oct 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 1st October 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Fulham and Queens Park Rangers at 15:00 on 2nd October 2011 in the Premier League.
History of the Fulham v Queens Park Rangers fixture
Fulham play host to Queens Park Rangers at Craven Cottage on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Cottagers are clearly on top, winning 53.33% of the games played between the two.
The last time the two teams met at Fulham was more than a decade ago, in March 2001, with Fulham running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Division One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2000/2001||Sat 10 Mar||Fulham||2-0||Q.P.R.||League Division One|
|2000/2001||Wed 31 Jan||Q.P.R.||0 - 2||Fulham||League Division One|
|1999/2000||Mon 28 Feb||Q.P.R.||0 - 0||Fulham||League Division One|
|1999/2000||Sat 18 Sep||Fulham||1 - 0||Q.P.R.||League Division One|
|1982/1983||Mon 02 May||Q.P.R.||3 - 1||Fulham||Second Division|
|1982/1983||Tue 07 Sep||Fulham||1 - 1||Q.P.R.||Second Division|
|1979/1980||Sat 19 Jan||Fulham||0 - 2||Q.P.R.||Second Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Fulham haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Cottagers in those games, with 4 conceded.
The Rangers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Rangers, and 10 goals against.
Fulham are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 4 points from 6 matches.
Queens Park Rangers's 8 points from 6 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Current overall team form
|Queens Park Rangers||6||2||2||2||5||5||8|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Craven Cottage for the Cottagers and the Madmen are unable to see past Queens Park Rangers claiming victory in a close match.
|Fulham||Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
|Queens Park Rangers||5 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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