Fulham Match Preview

Last updated : 21 January 2005 By Brian Cartlidge

History of the Birmingham City v Fulham fixture

Blues prepare to entertain Fulham at St. Andrew's on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two on home soil. Of the 34 games played, Blues have recorded 14 wins, and Fulham have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Andrew's was earlier this season, with Fulham inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Blues in a League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 28 DecFulham2-3Birmingham CityPREM
2004/2005Wed 27 OctBirmingham City0-1FulhamLC
2003/2004Sat 03 AprFulham0 - 0Birmingham CityPREM
2003/2004Sun 14 SepBirmingham City2 - 2FulhamPREM
2002/2003Sun 05 JanFulham3 - 1Birmingham CityFAC
2002/2003Sun 15 DecFulham0 - 1Birmingham CityPREM
2002/2003Sun 17 NovBirmingham City0 - 0FulhamPREM

Recent respective form guides

Blues have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Blues, with 4 goals against.

Fulham have an average recent record on the road which has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Cottagers have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

The Blues find themselves down in 14th position in the league having picked up 26 points from their 23 matches. Fulham are currently one place lower in 15th position having picked up 25 points from their 23 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFA
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STB prediction ...

I think that Blues' reasonable home form of late is going to see them just scrape past Fulham. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Birmingham City5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
FulhamPrevious 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.