FM Preview: Manchester City v Fulham 04 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 3rd February 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Manchester City take on Fulham in a Premier League match on 4th February 2012 at 17:30.
History of the Manchester City v Fulham fixture
Fulham face a trip to Manchester City at City of Manchester Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Cottagers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 16 and win only 6 of the 29 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 18 Sep||Fulham||2 - 2||Man. City||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sun 27 Feb||Man. City||1-1||Fulham||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sun 21 Nov||Fulham||1 - 4||Man. City||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 21 Mar||Fulham||1 - 2||Man. City||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 25 Oct||Man. City||2 - 2||Fulham||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Wed 23 Sep||Man. City||2 - 1||Fulham||League Cup|
|2008/2009||Sun 12 Apr||Man. City||1 - 3||Fulham||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Manchester City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Sky Blues in those games, with 6 conceded.
The away form of Fulham is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Cottagers have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Manchester City are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 23 games giving them a return of 54 points.
Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 27 points from their 23 games played so far,
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Sky Blues, as the Cottagers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Manchester City||15 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Fulham||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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