Fulham face a trip to Sunderland at The Stadium of Light on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 26 games played, the Cottagers have recorded 5 wins, and Sunderland have come away with 12 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2009, the The Black Cats carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premier League match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sun 06 Dec||Fulham||1 - 0||Sunderland||PREM|
|2008/2009||Tue 27 Jan||Sunderland||1 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 18 Oct||Fulham||0 - 0||Sunderland||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Apr||Fulham||1 - 3||Sunderland||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 27 Oct||Sunderland||1 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2005/2006||Thu 04 May||Sunderland||2 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2005/2006||Mon 02 Jan||Fulham||2 - 1||Sunderland||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Sunderland losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.
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 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Sunderland find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 26 points from their 26 matches. Fulham's 37 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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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 Sunderland. Away win
|Sunderland||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
|Fulham||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
8 games since last defeat.