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Last updated : 06 May 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Fulham v Middlesbrough fixture

Middlesbrough face a trip to Fulham at Craven Cottage on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 24 games played, Boro have recorded 9 wins, and Fulham have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in August 2004, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sun 20 NovMiddlesbrough3 - 2FulhamPREM
2004/2005Tue 19 AprMiddlesbrough1 - 1FulhamPREM
2004/2005Wed 25 AugFulham0 - 2MiddlesbroughPREM
2003/2004Wed 07 JanMiddlesbrough2 - 1FulhamPREM
2003/2004Sat 16 AugFulham3 - 2MiddlesbroughPREM
2002/2003Sun 19 JanFulham1 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM
2002/2003Sat 24 AugMiddlesbrough2 - 2FulhamPREM

Recent respective form guides

Fulham are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.

Middlesbrough have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Boro have conceded 5 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Fulham find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 45 points from their 37 matches. Middlesbrough see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 45 points from their 37 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Fulham 11 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Middlesbrough Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.