FootyMAD's Newcastle United match preview

Last updated : 18 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Newcastle United v Fulham fixture

Fulham face a trip to Newcastle United at St. James' Park on Monday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Cottagers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 12 and win only 5 of the 23 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2002, with Newcastle Utd. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Tue 21 OctFulham2 - 3Newcastle Utd.PREM
2002/2003Sat 19 AprFulham2 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
2002/2003Sat 21 DecNewcastle Utd.2 - 0FulhamPREM
2001/2002Mon 08 AprNewcastle Utd.1 - 1FulhamPREM
2001/2002Sat 17 NovFulham3 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
1983/1984Sat 03 MarFulham2 - 2Newcastle Utd.DIV2
1983/1984Sat 05 NovNewcastle Utd.3 - 2FulhamDIV2

Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The Magpies have scored 10 and conceded 2 during this period.

In complete contrast to Newcastle Utd., Fulham are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Cottagers have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Newcastle Utd.'s 30 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position. Fulham find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 31 points they have accumulated from 21 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Newcastle Utd. 4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Fulham Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.