FM Preview: Fulham v Manchester City 18 Sep 2011

Last updated : 17 September 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Fulham 6 1 2 3 6 7 5
Manchester City 6 4 1 1 18 7 13

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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.

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