Middlesbrough match preview

Last updated : 15 August 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Fulham v Middlesbrough fixture

Fulham prepare to entertain Middlesbrough at Loftus Road (temporary) on Saturday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Cottagers have the slight edge, having won 11 of the 22 games compared to Middlesbrough's 8 wins.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Loftus Road (temporary) was less than a year ago, in January 2003, the Cottagers carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sun 19 JanFulham1-0MiddlesbroughPREM
2002/2003Sat 24 AugMiddlesbrough2 - 2FulhamPREM
2001/2002Tue 19 FebMiddlesbrough2 - 1FulhamPREM
2001/2002Sat 12 JanFulham2 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
1986/1987Sat 21 FebMiddlesbrough3 - 0FulhamDIV3
1986/1987Sat 27 SepFulham2 - 2MiddlesbroughDIV3
1985/1986Sat 21 DecFulham0 - 3MiddlesbroughDIV2

Recent respective form guides

Fulham have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Cottagers in those games, with 7 conceded.

Middlesbrough have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Boro's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Fulham may be coming up against a decent side in Middlesbrough, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Cottagers. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Fulham4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
MiddlesbroughLost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.