Fulham face a trip to Portsmouth at Fratton Park at tea-time on Sunday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 25 games played, Cottagers have recorded 5 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 12 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2008, with Fulham inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Pompey in a Premier League match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sun 11 May||Portsmouth||0 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Portsmouth are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.
Fulham have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.
Portsmouth's 13 points from 8 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position. Fulham are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 7 points from 7 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Pompey, as the Cottagers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Portsmouth||10 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Fulham||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.