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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 21 and win only 9 of the 37 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2005, the Rovers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 17 DecFulham2 - 1Blackburn R.PREM
2005/2006Sat 20 AugBlackburn R.2 - 1FulhamPREM
2004/2005Sat 07 MayBlackburn R.1 - 3FulhamPREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Fulham have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Cottagers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Blackburn R. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 13 matches. Fulham's 20 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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

The away form of the Cottagers has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Blackburn R.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Blackburn R. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Fulham Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.