FootyMAD's Fulham match preview

Last updated : 23 November 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Fulham v Portsmouth fixture

Portsmouth pack their bags to visit Fulham at Loftus Road (temporary) on Monday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. Only 4 defeats have been registered in the 19 games, with 8 ending in victory.

The previous match played between the two at Loftus Road (temporary) was within the last three years, in November 2000, with Fulham running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a League Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2000/2001Sat 21 AprPortsmouth1 - 1FulhamLD1
2000/2001Sat 18 NovFulham3 - 1PortsmouthLD1
1999/2000Sat 12 FebPortsmouth0 - 1FulhamLD1
1999/2000Tue 09 NovFulham1 - 0PortsmouthLD1
1985/1986Sat 11 JanPortsmouth1 - 1FulhamDIV2
1985/1986Sat 07 SepFulham0 - 1PortsmouthDIV2
1984/1985Mon 08 AprFulham1 - 3PortsmouthDIV2

Recent respective form guides

Fulham are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

Portsmouth have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Pompey have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Fulham's 18 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position. Portsmouth see themselves just below half way in the Barclaycard Premiership, showing a record of 15 points from their 12 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 Pompey have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Fulham Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Portsmouth 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.