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History of the Fulham v West Ham United fixture

Fulham prepare to entertain West Ham United at Craven Cottage at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 37 games played, Cottagers have recorded 17 wins, and West Ham Utd. have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Craven Cottage was just last season, in September 2005, with West Ham Utd. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Cottagers in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Mon 23 JanWest Ham Utd.2 - 1FulhamPREM
2005/2006Sat 17 SepFulham1-2West Ham Utd.PREM
2003/2004Tue 24 FebWest Ham Utd.0 - 3FulhamFAC
2003/2004Sat 14 FebFulham0 - 0West Ham Utd.FAC
2002/2003Thu 26 DecWest Ham Utd.1 - 1FulhamPREM
2002/2003Wed 23 OctFulham0 - 1West Ham Utd.PREM
2001/2002Mon 01 AprFulham0 - 1West Ham Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Fulham 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, 7 to 5.

The away form of West Ham Utd. is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! Hammers have conceded 11 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 23 points from their 18 games played so far, West Ham Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 17 points from their 18 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against West Ham Utd. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Cottagers in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Fulham 10 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
West Ham Utd. Lost each of the previous 10 away matches.
Not won in previous 12 away matches.
Last drawn game 18 outings ago.