Fulham face a trip to West Ham United at Boleyn Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Cottagers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2006, the Hammers 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:|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Dec||Fulham||0 - 0||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Mon 23 Jan||West Ham Utd.||2 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Sep||Fulham||1 - 2||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Tue 24 Feb||West Ham Utd.||0 - 3||Fulham||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sat 14 Feb||Fulham||0 - 0||West Ham Utd.||FAC|
|2002/2003||Thu 26 Dec||West Ham Utd.||1 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2002/2003||Wed 23 Oct||Fulham||0 - 1||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
West Ham United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.
The away form of Fulham is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Cottagers have hit 7 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
West Ham Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 18 points from their 22 games thus far. Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 27 points from their 22 games played so far,
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|West Ham Utd.||6||2||1||3||5||9||7|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Fulham are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Boleyn Ground with a well-deserved point. Score draw
|West Ham Utd.||12 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Fulham||Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 5 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.