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History of the Portsmouth v Fulham fixture

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:
2007/2008Sun 07 OctFulham0 - 2PortsmouthPREM
2006/2007Sat 31 MarFulham1 - 1PortsmouthPREM
2006/2007Sat 11 NovPortsmouth1 - 1FulhamPREM
2005/2006Sat 01 AprFulham1 - 3PortsmouthPREM
2005/2006Sat 31 DecPortsmouth1 - 0FulhamPREM
2004/2005Sun 03 AprFulham3 - 1PortsmouthPREM
2004/2005Mon 30 AugPortsmouth4 - 3FulhamPREM

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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

Sequence statistics:
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.