FM Preview: Fulham v Stoke City 11 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 10th February 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Fulham and Stoke City at 15:00 on 11th February 2012 in the Premier League.
History of the Fulham v Stoke City fixture
Stoke City face a trip to Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Potters will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2011, with Fulham running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 15 Oct||Stoke City||2 - 0||Fulham||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 22 Jan||Fulham||2-0||Stoke City||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Tue 28 Dec||Stoke City||0 - 2||Fulham||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Tue 21 Sep||Stoke City||2 - 0||Fulham||League Cup|
|2009/2010||Wed 05 May||Fulham||0 - 1||Stoke City||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Tue 05 Jan||Stoke City||3 - 2||Fulham||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Apr||Fulham||1 - 0||Stoke 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 have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Cottagers in those games, with 9 conceded.
The Potters have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Fulham find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 27 points from their 24 matches.
Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 30 points from their 24 games played so far,
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
A creditable return from recent away games for Potters could well see them head back from Craven Cottage with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. No-score draw
|Fulham||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Stoke City||An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here