FootyMAD's Blackburn Rovers match preview

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Last updated : 16 January 2010
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History of the Blackburn Rovers v Fulham fixture

Fulham face a trip to Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on Sunday 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 23 and win only 9 of the 40 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2008, the Rovers carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Wed 25 NovFulham3 - 0Blackburn R.PREM
2008/2009Wed 11 MarFulham1 - 2Blackburn R.PREM
2008/2009Sat 20 SepBlackburn R.1 - 0FulhamPREM
2007/2008Sat 08 MarBlackburn R.1 - 1FulhamPREM
2007/2008Sun 25 NovFulham2 - 2Blackburn R.PREM
2006/2007Sat 21 AprFulham1 - 1Blackburn R.PREM
2006/2007Sat 02 DecBlackburn R.2 - 0FulhamPREM

Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers will be hoping to improve on their poor home form, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While Rovers have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

Fulham's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Cottagers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Blackburn R. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 21 points from their 21 games played so far, Fulham's 27 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Blackburn R.60245132
Fulham631210710

FootyMad's prediction ...

Although Fulham have been far from successful in recent away games, I can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Blackburn R.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Blackburn R. Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 12 most recent games.
Fulham Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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