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Last updated : 03 February 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v Fulham fixture

Fulham face a trip to Manchester United at Old Trafford at tea-time on Saturday, with the intention of improving a poor record there. The have ended up losing on 23 of the 28 occassions the two teams have clashed.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2005, the Red Devils carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 01 OctFulham2 - 3Man Utd.PREM
2004/2005Sat 19 MarMan Utd.1 - 0FulhamPREM
2004/2005Mon 13 DecFulham1 - 1Man Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sat 06 MarMan Utd.2 - 1FulhamFAC
2003/2004Sat 28 FebFulham1 - 1Man Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sat 25 OctMan Utd.1 - 3FulhamPREM
2002/2003Sat 22 MarMan Utd.3 - 0FulhamPREM

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Red Devils have rattled up an impressive 19 goals, and conceded 2.

In complete contrast to Man Utd., Fulham are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Cottagers have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Man Utd. sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 48 points from their 24 games. Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 29 points from their 24 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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 Man Utd.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Man Utd. Won 6 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Fulham Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 12 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.