FootyMAD's Portsmouth match preview

Last updated : 08 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Fulham v Portsmouth fixture

Fulham prepare to entertain Portsmouth at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 11 of the 27 previous games, with the Cottagers winning just 7.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Craven Cottage was less than a year ago, in January 2009, with Fulham running out comfortable 3-1 winners 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:
2009/2010Sat 15 AugPortsmouth0 - 1FulhamPREM
2008/2009Sat 31 JanFulham3-1PortsmouthPREM
2008/2009Sun 26 OctPortsmouth1 - 1FulhamPREM
2007/2008Sun 11 MayPortsmouth0 - 1FulhamPREM
2007/2008Sun 07 OctFulham0 - 2PortsmouthPREM
2006/2007Sat 31 MarFulham1 - 1PortsmouthPREM
2006/2007Sat 11 NovPortsmouth1 - 1FulhamPREM

Recent respective form guides

Fulham are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These games have seen the Cottagers score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 1.

In complete contrast to Fulham, Portsmouth are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Pompey have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Fulham's 27 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Portsmouth find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 20 games have yielded only 14 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Fulham fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Cottagers. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Fulham Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Portsmouth Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.