FootyMAD's Blackburn Rovers match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 7th March 2008
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Blackburn Rovers and Fulham at 15:00 on Saturday, 8th March 2008 in the Premier League.
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 22 and win only 9 of the 38 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2006, with Blackburn R. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sun 25 Nov||Fulham||2 - 2||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 21 Apr||Fulham||1 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 02 Dec||Blackburn R.||2 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Dec||Fulham||2 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 20 Aug||Blackburn R.||2 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 07 May||Blackburn R.||1 - 3||Fulham||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 27 Nov||Fulham||0 - 2||Blackburn R.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Blackburn Rovers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of Fulham is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Cottagers have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Blackburn R.'s 45 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position. Fulham are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 19 points from their 28 games thus far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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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
|Blackburn R.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Fulham||Not won in previous 12 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.