FM Preview: Manchester City v Fulham 19 Jan 2013

Last updated : 18 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Manchester City v Fulham fixture

Manchester City prepare to entertain Fulham at Eastlands on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sky Blues are clearly on top, having won 17 and lost only 6 of the 30 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Eastlands was less than a year ago, in February 2012, with Manchester City running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2009/2010 Sun 25 Oct Man. City 2 - 2 Fulham Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Manchester City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Sky Blues in those games, with 5 conceded.

Fulham have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Cottagers have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Manchester City's total of 48 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 25 points from their 22 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Manchester City 6 5 0 1 13 4 15
Fulham 6 2 3 1 8 7 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Fulham is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Sky Blues in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Manchester City Won 3 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Fulham 5 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.

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