Fulham match preview

Last updated : 06 February 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Southampton v Fulham fixture

Southampton prepare to entertain Fulham at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 19 of the 27 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was just last season, in October 2002, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Fri 26 DecFulham2 - 0SouthamptonPREM
2002/2003Sat 15 MarFulham2 - 2SouthamptonPREM
2002/2003Sun 27 OctSouthampton4-2FulhamPREM
2001/2002Sat 30 MarSouthampton1 - 1FulhamPREM
2001/2002Sat 27 OctFulham2 - 1SouthamptonPREM
1998/1999Wed 13 JanFulham1 - 0SouthamptonFAC
1998/1999Sat 02 JanSouthampton1 - 1FulhamFAC

Recent respective form guides

Southampton have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

The away form of Fulham is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Cottagers have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Southampton's 30 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Fulham's 34 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Saints. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
SouthamptonNot drawn a match in their last 3 .
FulhamNot won in previous 7 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.