Fulham face a trip to Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 24 games played, Cottagers have recorded 4 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 12 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sun 07 Oct||Fulham||0 - 2||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 31 Mar||Fulham||1 - 1||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 11 Nov||Portsmouth||1 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 01 Apr||Fulham||1 - 3||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 31 Dec||Portsmouth||1 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 03 Apr||Fulham||3 - 1||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2004/2005||Mon 30 Aug||Portsmouth||4 - 3||Fulham||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Portsmouth 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 Pompey in those games, with 3 conceded.
Fulham have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Portsmouth's 57 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position. Fulham are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 33 points from 37 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Fulham have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Portsmouth may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Portsmouth||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Fulham||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.