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History of the Wigan Athletic v Fulham fixture

Fulham face a trip to Wigan Athletic at JJB Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 16 games played, Cottagers have recorded 4 wins, and Wigan Ath. have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2007, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 17 MarWigan Ath.0 - 0FulhamPREM
2006/2007Sat 28 OctFulham0 - 1Wigan Ath.PREM
2005/2006Mon 24 AprFulham1 - 0Wigan Ath.PREM
2005/2006Sat 29 OctWigan Ath.1 - 0FulhamPREM
2003/2004Tue 23 SepWigan Ath.1 - 0FulhamLGEC
2002/2003Wed 04 DecWigan Ath.2 - 1FulhamLGEC
1998/1999Sat 10 AprFulham2 - 0Wigan Ath.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Wigan Athletic have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Latics's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Fulham is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Cottagers have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Wigan Ath.'s 7 points from 5 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Fulham find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 4 points from their 5 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

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

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Latics, as the Cottagers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Wigan Ath. 6 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Fulham 8 games since last away draw.