FootyMAD's Birmingham City match preview

Last updated : 21 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Birmingham City v Fulham fixture

Fulham face a trip to Birmingham City at St. Andrew's on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 34 games played, Cottagers have recorded 8 wins, and Birmingham C. have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Fulham inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Blues in a League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 28 DecFulham2 - 3Birmingham C.PREM
2004/2005Wed 27 OctBirmingham C.0 - 1FulhamLC
2003/2004Sat 03 AprFulham0 - 0Birmingham C.PREM
2003/2004Sun 14 SepBirmingham C.2 - 2FulhamPREM
2002/2003Sun 05 JanFulham3 - 1Birmingham C.FAC
2002/2003Sun 15 DecFulham0 - 1Birmingham C.PREM
2002/2003Sun 17 NovBirmingham C.0 - 0FulhamPREM

Recent respective form guides

Birmingham City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Blues, with 4 goals against.

Fulham have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Cottagers have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Birmingham C. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 26 points from their 23 matches. Fulham find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 25 points from their 23 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Blues, as the Cottagers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Birmingham C.5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
FulhamPrevious 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.