FootyMAD's Arsenal match preview

Last updated : 08 May 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Fulham v Arsenal fixture

Fulham prepare to entertain Arsenal at Loftus Road (temporary) on Sunday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 7 of the 16 previous games, with the Cottagers winning just 5.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Loftus Road (temporary) was just last season, in November 2002, with Arsenal inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Cottagers in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sun 30 NovArsenal0 - 0FulhamPREM
2002/2003Sat 01 FebArsenal2 - 1FulhamPREM
2002/2003Sun 03 NovFulham0-1ArsenalPREM
2001/2002Sat 23 FebArsenal4 - 1FulhamPREM
2001/2002Sat 15 SepFulham1 - 3ArsenalPREM
1967/1968Sat 23 MarFulham1 - 3ArsenalDIV1
1967/1968Sat 28 OctArsenal5 - 3FulhamDIV1

Recent respective form guides

Fulham have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Cottagers in those games, with 5 conceded.

The Gunners have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Gunners, and 6 goals against.

Fulham's 49 points from 36 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position. Arsenal are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 84 points from the 36 games played.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Fulham are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Fulham Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Arsenal Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.