FM Preview: Fulham v Aston Villa 06 Nov 2010

Last updated : 05 November 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Fulham v Aston Villa fixture

Aston Villa face a trip to Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 27 games played, Villans have recorded 4 wins, and Fulham have come away with 13 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Premier League match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 30 JanFulham0 - 2Aston VillaPREM
2009/2010Sun 30 AugAston Villa2 - 0FulhamPREM
2008/2009Sat 09 MayFulham3 - 1Aston VillaPREM
2008/2009Sat 29 NovAston Villa0 - 0FulhamPREM
2007/2008Sun 03 FebFulham2 - 1Aston VillaPREM
2007/2008Sat 25 AugAston Villa2 - 1FulhamPREM
2006/2007Sat 03 MarFulham1 - 1Aston VillaPREM

Recent respective form guides

Fulham have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Cottagers, with 5 goals against.

The away form of Aston Villa is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Villans have hit 5 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Fulham's 12 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Aston Villa find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 12 points from their 10 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Fulham Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Aston Villa Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.