FootyMAD's West Ham United match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 26th September 2008
The game between Fulham and West Ham United in the Premier League on Saturday, 27th September 2008 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Fulham prepare to entertain West Ham United at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 39 games played, Cottagers have recorded 17 wins, and West Ham Utd. have come away with 13 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Craven Cottage was less than a year ago, in February 2008, with West Ham Utd. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Cottagers 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:|
|2007/2008||Sat 23 Feb||Fulham||0-1||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 12 Jan||West Ham Utd.||2 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 13 Jan||West Ham Utd.||3 - 3||Fulham||PREM|
|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|
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, 9 to 8.
The away form of West Ham Utd. is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While the Hammers have hit 4 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 6 points from their 4 games played so far, West Ham Utd. find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 9 points they have accumulated from 5 games.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|West Ham Utd.||6||3||0||3||13||10||9|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Cottagers go into their game against West Ham Utd. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win
|Fulham||Won 4 successive home games.|
12 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|West Ham Utd.||Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.|
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.