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:|
|2003/2004||Sun 30 Nov||Arsenal||0 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 01 Feb||Arsenal||2 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sun 03 Nov||Fulham||0-1||Arsenal||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 23 Feb||Arsenal||4 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 15 Sep||Fulham||1 - 3||Arsenal||PREM|
|1967/1968||Sat 23 Mar||Fulham||1 - 3||Arsenal||DIV1|
|1967/1968||Sat 28 Oct||Arsenal||5 - 3||Fulham||DIV1|
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.
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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
|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.