Fulham prepare to entertain Aston Villa at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 26 games played, Cottagers have recorded 13 wins, and Aston Villa have come away with 3 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Craven Cottage was less than a year ago, in May 2009, with Fulham running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Premier League match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sun 30 Aug||Aston Villa||2 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 09 May||Fulham||3-1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 29 Nov||Aston Villa||0 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 03 Feb||Fulham||2 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 25 Aug||Aston Villa||2 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Mar||Fulham||1 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 21 Oct||Aston Villa||1 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Fulham are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These games have seen the Cottagers score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 1.
Aston Villa's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Villans, and 8 goals against.
Fulham's 27 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Aston Villa lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 37 from their 22 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Fulham may be in prime form at home, but the quality of the opposition suggests to me that Aston Villa are going to come away with all the points in this one. Away win
|Fulham||Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Aston Villa||6 games since last away draw.|
7 games since last defeat.