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 31 games played, Cottagers have recorded 9 wins, and Newcastle Utd. have come away with 15 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in May 2009, with Fulham inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Magpies 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:|
|2008/2009||Sat 16 May||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 09 Nov||Fulham||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Mar||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Dec||Fulham||0 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Feb||Fulham||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Sep||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 2||Fulham||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 14 Jan||Fulham||1 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Magpies have scored 9, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Fulham is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Cottagers have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Newcastle Utd.'s total of 17 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Fulham find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 13 points from their 12 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Magpies, as the Cottagers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Newcastle Utd.||4 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Fulham||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 12 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.