FootyMAD's Fulham match preview

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Last updated : 19 October 2007
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History of the Fulham v Derby County fixture

Derby County pack their bags to visit Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 14 and win only 5 of the 27 games.

The previous match played between the two at Craven Cottage was within the last three years, in February 2005, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 2 thriller, in an F.A. Cup match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 12 FebFulham4 - 2Derby CountyFAC
2004/2005Sat 29 JanDerby County1 - 1FulhamFAC
2001/2002Wed 02 JanDerby County0 - 1FulhamPREM
2001/2002Wed 10 OctFulham5 - 2Derby CountyLGEC
2001/2002Sat 25 AugFulham0 - 0Derby CountyPREM
2000/2001Wed 29 NovFulham3 - 2Derby CountyLGEC
1983/1984Sat 21 AprDerby County1 - 0FulhamCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Fulham's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Cottagers have scored 10, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Rams have conceded 18 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Fulham are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 7 points from their 9 games thus far. Derby County find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 9 games have yielded only 5 points.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Fulham60428114
Derby County61234155

FootyMad's prediction ...

Derby County are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Craven Cottage with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Fulham Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Derby County Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

Derby County Match Reports

Sky Bet Championship Sat 9th December 15:00

Barnsley 0 - 3 Derby County

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