FootyMAD's Sunderland match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 26th October 2007
The game between Sunderland and Fulham in the Premier League on Saturday 27th October 2007 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Fulham face a trip to Sunderland at Stadium Of Light on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 24 games played, Cottagers have recorded 5 wins, and Sunderland have come away with 11 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in May 2006, the The Black Cats carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Thu 04 May||Sunderland||2 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2005/2006||Mon 02 Jan||Fulham||2 - 1||Sunderland||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 01 Mar||Fulham||1 - 0||Sunderland||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 14 Sep||Sunderland||0 - 3||Fulham||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 19 Jan||Sunderland||1 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2001/2002||Wed 22 Aug||Fulham||2 - 0||Sunderland||PREM|
|1989/1990||Tue 03 Oct||Fulham||0 - 3||Sunderland||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Sunderland 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, 9 to 8.
Fulham have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Cottagers have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Sunderland are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 8 points from 10 matches. Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 8 points from their 10 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Black Cats, as the Cottagers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Sunderland||9 games since last home draw.|
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Fulham||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.