FM Preview: Fulham v Sunderland 18 Nov 2012

Last updated : 17 November 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Fulham v Sunderland fixture

Sunderland face a trip to Fulham at Craven Cottage on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 27 games played, Black Cats have recorded 10 wins, and Fulham have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Craven Cottage was less than a year ago, in May 2012, the Cottagers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sun 06 May Fulham 2-1 Sunderland Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 19 Nov Sunderland 0 - 0 Fulham Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 30 Apr Sunderland 0 - 3 Fulham Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 11 Dec Fulham 0 - 0 Sunderland Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 28 Feb Sunderland 0 - 0 Fulham Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 06 Dec Fulham 1 - 0 Sunderland Premier League
2008/2009 Tue 27 Jan Sunderland 1 - 0 Fulham 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. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Cottagers, with 5 goals against.

Sunderland have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Black Cats's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Fulham's 16 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Sunderland are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 10 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Fulham 6 1 4 1 12 12 7
Sunderland 6 0 2 4 2 8 2

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Cottagers, as the Black Cats have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Fulham Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Sunderland Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.

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