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History of the Fulham v Birmingham City fixture

Fulham are ready to welcome Birmingham City to Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 14 of the 38 previous games, with the Cottagers winning just 13.

The previous match played between the two at Craven Cottage was within the last three years, in August 2005, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 29 DecBirmingham C.1 - 1FulhamPREM
2005/2006Sat 10 DecBirmingham C.1 - 0FulhamPREM
2005/2006Sat 13 AugFulham0-0Birmingham C.PREM
2004/2005Sat 22 JanBirmingham C.1 - 2FulhamPREM
2004/2005Tue 28 DecFulham2 - 3Birmingham C.PREM
2004/2005Wed 27 OctBirmingham C.0 - 1FulhamLGEC
2003/2004Sat 03 AprFulham0 - 0Birmingham C.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Fulham's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Cottagers have scored 4, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Birmingham C. is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Blues have hit 5 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Fulham are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 30 points from their 36 games thus far. Birmingham C. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 32 points from their 36 games thus far.

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

Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the Cottagers to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Fulham Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Birmingham C. Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 11 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.