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:|
|2003/2004||Tue 21 Oct||Fulham||2 - 3||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Apr||Fulham||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 21 Dec||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2001/2002||Mon 08 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 17 Nov||Fulham||3 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|1983/1984||Sat 03 Mar||Fulham||2 - 2||Newcastle Utd.||DIV2|
|1983/1984||Sat 05 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 2||Fulham||DIV2|
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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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
|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.