FootyMAD's West Ham United match preview

Last updated : 17 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the West Ham United v Fulham fixture

Fulham face a trip to West Ham United at Boleyn Ground on Sunday 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 just last season, in January 2008, the Hammers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 27 SepFulham1 - 2West Ham Utd.PREM
2007/2008Sat 23 FebFulham0 - 1West Ham Utd.PREM
2007/2008Sat 12 JanWest Ham Utd.2 - 1FulhamPREM
2006/2007Sat 13 JanWest Ham Utd.3 - 3FulhamPREM
2006/2007Sat 23 DecFulham0 - 0West Ham Utd.PREM
2005/2006Mon 23 JanWest Ham Utd.2 - 1FulhamPREM
2005/2006Sat 17 SepFulham1 - 2West Ham Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

West Ham United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Hammers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Fulham have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. These low-scoring games have seen just 2 goals scored and conceded.

West Ham Utd.'s 26 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Fulham's 26 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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

With Fulham only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Boleyn Ground will be a good result. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
West Ham Utd. 5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Fulham Undefeated in last 5 away games.
11 games since last defeat.