FootyMAD's Fulham match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 24th April 2009
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Fulham take on Stoke City in a Premier League match on Saturday, 25th April 2009 at 15:00.
Stoke City pack their bags to visit Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 32 games played, Potters have recorded 9 wins, and Fulham have come away with 16 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Craven Cottage was within the last three years, in January 2007, with Fulham running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a F.A. Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Dec||Stoke City||0 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 27 Jan||Fulham||3 - 0||Stoke City||FAC|
|1998/1999||Tue 16 Mar||Stoke City||0 - 1||Fulham||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Tue 08 Sep||Fulham||1 - 0||Stoke City||LGE1|
|1994/1995||Wed 28 Sep||Stoke City||1 - 0||Fulham||LGEC|
|1994/1995||Tue 20 Sep||Fulham||3 - 2||Stoke City||LGEC|
|1992/1993||Sat 20 Mar||Stoke City||1 - 0||Fulham||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Fulham's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Cottagers have scored 5, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
Stoke City's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Potters have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Fulham's 44 points from 33 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position. Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 39 points from their 33 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Stoke City 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. Score draw
|Fulham||9 games since last home draw.|
|Stoke City||5 games since last defeat.|