Fulham prepare to entertain Middlesbrough at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Cottagers are clearly on top, winning 53.85% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Craven Cottage was less than a year ago, in December 2006, the Cottagers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sun 13 May||Middlesbrough||3 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Fulham have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of Middlesbrough is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Boro have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
Fulham's 3 points from 2 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Middlesbrough are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 0 points from 2 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Cottagers's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Middlesbrough. Home Win
|Fulham||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Middlesbrough||An overall losing run of 2 games.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.