FootyMAD's Blackburn Rovers match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 19th September 2008
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Blackburn Rovers and Fulham at 15:00 on Saturday, 20th September 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 39 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 08 Mar||Blackburn R.||1 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Blackburn Rovers have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.
The Cottagers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Cottagers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.
Blackburn R. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 4 points from their 4 games thus far. Fulham's 6 points from 3 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Fulham are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win
|Blackburn R.||Latest 2 games ended in defeat.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Fulham||5 games since last away draw.|
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.