FootyMAD's Stoke City match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 4th January 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Stoke City and Fulham at 19:45 on Tuesday, 5th January 2010 in the Premier League.
Fulham face a trip to Stoke City at Britannia Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 32 games played, Cottagers have recorded 10 wins, and Stoke City have come away with 14 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2008, when they played out a goalless draw 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:|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Apr||Fulham||1 - 0||Stoke City||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Dec||Stoke City||0 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 27 Jan||Fulham||3 - 0||Stoke City||FAC|
|1998/1999||Tue 16 Mar||Stoke City||0 - 1||Fulham||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Tue 08 Sep||Fulham||1 - 0||Stoke City||LGE1|
|1994/1995||Wed 28 Sep||Stoke City||1 - 0||Fulham||LGEC|
|1994/1995||Tue 20 Sep||Fulham||3 - 2||Stoke City||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Potters in those games, with 7 conceded.
Fulham have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Cottagers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 21 points from their 19 games played so far, Fulham's 27 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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 ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Cottagers out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Stoke City. Away win
|Stoke City||Not drawn a match in their last 4 .|
|Fulham||No sequences of note|
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