FootyMAD's Middlesbrough match preview

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Last updated : 12 May 2007
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History of the Middlesbrough v Fulham fixture

Fulham face a trip to Middlesbrough at Riverside Stadium 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 ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2005, as the Boro edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Mon 18 DecFulham2 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
2005/2006Sun 07 MayFulham1 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM
2005/2006Sun 20 NovMiddlesbrough3 - 2FulhamPREM
2004/2005Tue 19 AprMiddlesbrough1 - 1FulhamPREM
2004/2005Wed 25 AugFulham0 - 2MiddlesbroughPREM
2003/2004Wed 07 JanMiddlesbrough2 - 1FulhamPREM
2003/2004Sat 16 AugFulham3 - 2MiddlesbroughPREM

Recent respective form guides

Middlesbrough have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Boro's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

The away form of Fulham is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Cottagers have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Middlesbrough see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 43 points from their 37 games played so far, Fulham find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 39 points from their 37 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Middlesbrough61148124
Fulham60245132

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Boro, as the Cottagers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Middlesbrough Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Fulham Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 17 away matches.
No win in the 11 most recent games.

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