FM Preview: Fulham v Manchester City 18 Sep 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 17th September 2011
The game between Fulham and Manchester City in the Premier League on 18th September 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Fulham v Manchester City fixture
Manchester City face a trip to Fulham at Craven Cottage on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 28 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 9 wins, and Fulham have come away with 11 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-4 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sun 27 Feb||Man. City||1 - 1||Fulham||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sun 21 Nov||Fulham||1-4||Man. City||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 21 Mar||Fulham||1 - 2||Man. City||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 25 Oct||Man. City||2 - 2||Fulham||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Wed 23 Sep||Man. City||2 - 1||Fulham||League Cup|
|2008/2009||Sun 12 Apr||Man. City||1 - 3||Fulham||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 06 Dec||Fulham||1 - 1||Man. City||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Fulham are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Cottagers, with 2 goals against.
Manchester City's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Sky Blues, and 2 goals against.
Fulham are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 2 points from their 4 games thus far.
Manchester City's total of 12 points from their 4 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Although Manchester City have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Fulham. Away win
|Fulham||Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Manchester City||10 games since last away draw.
6 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here