FM Preview: Fulham v West Ham United 02 May 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 1st May 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Fulham and West Ham United at 15:00 on Sunday, 2nd May 2010 in the Premier League.
Fulham prepare to entertain West Ham United at Craven Cottage on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 40 games played, Cottagers have recorded 17 wins, and West Ham Utd. have come away with 14 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Craven Cottage was just last season, in September 2008, with West Ham Utd. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Cottagers 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||Sun 04 Oct||West Ham Utd.||2 - 2||Fulham||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 18 Jan||West Ham Utd.||3 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 27 Sep||Fulham||1-2||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 23 Feb||Fulham||0 - 1||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 12 Jan||West Ham Utd.||2 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 13 Jan||West Ham Utd.||3 - 3||Fulham||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Dec||Fulham||0 - 0||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
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.
In complete contrast to Fulham, West Ham Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Hammers have hit 4 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 43 points from their 35 games played so far, West Ham Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 34 points from 36 matches.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|West Ham Utd.||6||2||1||3||7||11||7|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Fulham may be coming up against a decent side in West Ham Utd., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Cottagers. Home Win
|Fulham||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
|West Ham Utd.||Not won in previous 18 away matches.|
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