FM Preview: Newcastle United v Fulham 06 Apr 2013

Last updated : 05 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Newcastle United v Fulham fixture

Fulham face a trip to Newcastle United at St. James Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 29 games played, Cottagers have recorded 8 wins, and Newcastle United have come away with 13 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James Park was just last season, in August 2011, the Magpies 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 Mon 10 Dec Fulham 2 - 1 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 21 Jan Fulham 5 - 2 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2011/2012 Sun 28 Aug Newcastle Utd. 2-1 Fulham Premier League
2010/2011 Wed 02 Feb Fulham 1 - 0 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 13 Nov Newcastle Utd. 0 - 0 Fulham Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 16 May Newcastle Utd. 0 - 1 Fulham Premier League
2008/2009 Sun 09 Nov Fulham 2 - 1 Newcastle Utd. Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

Fulham have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Cottagers have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Newcastle United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 27 points from 28 matches.

Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 33 points from their 28 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Newcastle United 6 2 0 4 7 12 6
Fulham 6 2 2 2 7 8 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Cottagers has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Newcastle United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Newcastle United 7 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Fulham Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.

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