FM Preview: Sunderland v Fulham 02 Mar 2013

Last updated : 01 March 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Sunderland v Fulham fixture

Fulham face a trip to Sunderland at Stadium of Light on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 27 games played, Cottagers have recorded 5 wins, and Sunderland have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stadium of Light was just last season, in November 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sun 18 Nov Fulham 1 - 3 Sunderland Premier League
2011/2012 Sun 06 May Fulham 2 - 1 Sunderland Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 19 Nov Sunderland 0-0 Fulham Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 30 Apr Sunderland 0 - 3 Fulham Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 11 Dec Fulham 0 - 0 Sunderland Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 28 Feb Sunderland 0 - 0 Fulham Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 06 Dec Fulham 1 - 0 Sunderland Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Sunderland have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Fulham have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Cottagers have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sunderland find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 29 points from their 27 matches.

Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 32 points from their 27 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sunderland 6 1 1 4 5 9 4
Fulham 6 2 1 3 5 8 7

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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 Sunderland. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sunderland Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Fulham Not won in previous 3 away matches.

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