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:|
|2006/2007||Mon 18 Dec||Fulham||2 - 1||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sun 07 May||Fulham||1 - 0||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sun 20 Nov||Middlesbrough||3 - 2||Fulham||PREM|
|2004/2005||Tue 19 Apr||Middlesbrough||1 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2004/2005||Wed 25 Aug||Fulham||0 - 2||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2003/2004||Wed 07 Jan||Middlesbrough||2 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 16 Aug||Fulham||3 - 2||Middlesbrough||PREM|
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.
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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
|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.