FootyMAD's Newcastle United match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 8th November 2008
The game between Fulham and Newcastle United in the Premier League on Sunday, 9th November 2008 at 16:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Fulham prepare to entertain Newcastle United at Craven Cottage on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Cottagers are clearly on top, winning 53.57% 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 2007, with Newcastle Utd. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Cottagers in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Mar||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Dec||Fulham||0-1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Feb||Fulham||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Sep||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 2||Fulham||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 14 Jan||Fulham||1 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Sep||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2004/2005||Wed 04 May||Fulham||1 - 3||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Fulham have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Cottagers in those games, with 5 conceded.
In complete contrast to Fulham, Newcastle Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Magpies have hit 8 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Fulham are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 11 points from 10 matches. Newcastle Utd. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 12 points from their 11 matches.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Fulham are starting to turn Craven Cottage into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw
|Fulham||No sequences of note|
|Newcastle Utd.||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.