FM Preview: Fulham v Stoke City 14 Apr 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 13th April 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Fulham and Stoke City at 20:00 on Wednesday, 14th April 2010 in the Premier League.
Fulham prepare to entertain Stoke City at Craven Cottage on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Cottagers are clearly on top, winning 51.52% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Craven Cottage was less than a year ago, in April 2009, the Cottagers carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Tue 05 Jan||Stoke City||3 - 2||Fulham||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Apr||Fulham||1-0||Stoke City||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Dec||Stoke City||0 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 27 Jan||Fulham||3 - 0||Stoke City||FAC|
|1998/1999||Tue 16 Mar||Stoke City||0 - 1||Fulham||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Tue 08 Sep||Fulham||1 - 0||Stoke City||LGE1|
|1994/1995||Wed 28 Sep||Stoke City||1 - 0||Fulham||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Fulham have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Cottagers in those games, with 6 conceded.
Stoke City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.
Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 42 points from their 33 games played so far, Stoke City's 43 points from 33 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Fulham are starting to turn Craven Cottage into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw
|Fulham||5 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Stoke City||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
4 games since last defeat.