FM Preview: Fulham v Manchester City 21 Dec 2013

Last updated : 20 December 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Fulham v Manchester City fixture

Manchester City face a trip to Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 10 of the 28 previous games, with the hosts winning just 9.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Craven Cottage was just last season, in September 2012, with Manchester City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Cottagers in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 19 Jan Man. City 2 - 0 Fulham Premier League
2012/2013 Sat 29 Sep Fulham 1-2 Man. City Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 04 Feb Man. City 3 - 0 Fulham Premier League
2011/2012 Sun 18 Sep Fulham 2 - 2 Man. City Premier League
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

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Recent respective form guides

Fulham have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Cottagers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Manchester City however, is much more impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Sky Blues, and 7 goals against.

Fulham are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 13 points from their 16 games thus far.

Manchester City's total of 32 points from their 16 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 0 3 3 5 15 3
Manchester City 6 3 3 0 19 9 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Sky Blues have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Craven Cottage with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Fulham Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 10 most recent games.
Manchester City Undefeated in last 12 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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