FootyMAD's Aston Villa match preview

Last updated : 29 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Fulham v Aston Villa fixture

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.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sun 30 AugAston Villa2 - 0FulhamPREM
2008/2009Sat 09 MayFulham3-1Aston VillaPREM
2008/2009Sat 29 NovAston Villa0 - 0FulhamPREM
2007/2008Sun 03 FebFulham2 - 1Aston VillaPREM
2007/2008Sat 25 AugAston Villa2 - 1FulhamPREM
2006/2007Sat 03 MarFulham1 - 1Aston VillaPREM
2006/2007Sat 21 OctAston Villa1 - 1FulhamPREM

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
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.