FootyMAD's Blackburn Rovers match preview

Last updated : 06 May 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Blackburn Rovers v Fulham fixture

Fulham face a trip to Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Cottagers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 20 and win only 8 of the 35 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2003, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 27 NovFulham0 - 2Blackburn R.PREM
2003/2004Mon 12 AprFulham3 - 4Blackburn R.PREM
2003/2004Sun 28 SepBlackburn R.0 - 2FulhamPREM
2002/2003Mon 07 AprFulham0 - 4Blackburn R.PREM
2002/2003Sat 30 NovBlackburn R.2 - 1FulhamPREM
2001/2002Sat 11 MayBlackburn R.3 - 0FulhamPREM
2001/2002Sat 09 FebFulham2 - 0Blackburn R.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the Rovers score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 2.

In complete contrast to Blackburn R., Fulham are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Cottagers have conceded 11 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Blackburn R. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 41 points from their 36 matches. Fulham are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 38 points from 36 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 Rovers, as the Cottagers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Blackburn R. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Fulham Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.