FM Preview: Fulham v Stoke City 23 Feb 2013

Last updated : 22 February 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Fulham v Stoke City fixture

Fulham prepare to entertain Stoke City at Craven Cottage at lunchtime on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Cottagers are clearly on top, winning 52.78% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Craven Cottage was just last season, in February 2012, the Cottagers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 24 Nov Stoke City 1 - 0 Fulham Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 11 Feb Fulham 2-1 Stoke City Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 15 Oct Stoke City 2 - 0 Fulham Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 22 Jan Fulham 2 - 0 Stoke City Premier League
2010/2011 Tue 28 Dec Stoke City 0 - 2 Fulham Premier League
2010/2011 Tue 21 Sep Stoke City 2 - 0 Fulham League Cup
2009/2010 Wed 05 May Fulham 0 - 1 Stoke City Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Fulham have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Stoke City is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Potters have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 29 points from their 26 games played so far,

Stoke City's 33 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Fulham 6 2 1 3 6 9 7
Stoke City 6 2 1 3 9 9 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Fulham at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Cottagers will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Fulham Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Stoke City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.

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