FootyMAD's Newcastle United match preview

Last updated : 03 May 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Fulham v Newcastle United fixture

Fulham prepare to entertain Newcastle United at Craven Cottage on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Cottagers are clearly on top, winning 54.17% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Craven Cottage was just last season, in October 2003, with Newcastle Utd. inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Cottagers in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sun 07 NovNewcastle Utd.1 - 4FulhamPREM
2003/2004Mon 19 JanNewcastle Utd.3 - 1FulhamPREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Fulham are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Cottagers in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Newcastle Utd. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Magpies have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Fulham find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 38 points from their 35 matches. Newcastle Utd. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 40 points from their 35 matches.

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

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

The match against Newcastle Utd. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Cottagers in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Fulham Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Newcastle Utd. Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.