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History of the Everton v Fulham fixture

Fulham face a trip to Everton at Goodison Park on Friday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Cottagers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them taste defeat on 14 occasions, and draw 6, from the 22 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2006, with Everton running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 04 NovFulham1 - 0EvertonPREM
2005/2006Sat 11 MarEverton3 - 1FulhamPREM
2005/2006Sat 27 AugFulham1 - 0EvertonPREM
2004/2005Sat 30 AprFulham2 - 0EvertonPREM
2004/2005Sat 20 NovEverton1 - 0FulhamPREM
2003/2004Wed 04 FebFulham2 - 1EvertonFAC
2003/2004Sun 25 JanEverton1 - 1FulhamFAC

Recent respective form guides

Everton have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

The away form of Fulham is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Cottagers have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Everton's 47 points from 31 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position. Fulham find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 35 points from their 31 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Cottagers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Everton. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Everton 4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Fulham Not won in previous 14 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.