Fulham v Newcastle United: Premier League Action on Match-day 9
Saturday’s clash at Craven Cottage- sees tenth placed Newcastle, travel to sixth-placed Fulham in the Premier League.
Fulham’s Premier League season, has so far seen them gain 11 points, going into this game
Fulham suffered an away loss to Nottingham Forest in their last outing, they will doubtless be keen get a positive outcome in this fixture.
Also, Fulham keep finding ways to win, having secured three victories in their last five fixtures is astonishing this season. With 11 points, they currently sit sixth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 3 wins, 2 losses and 2 draws having won three matches, drawn two games, and lost two meetings.
When Fulham host Newcastle, they will do so on the back of two wins and one draw on their own ground.
Fulham will have 14 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Good Attacking Performance
This has been a good season so far for Fulham, in terms of goals scored (12). Their stand out attacking players have been Aleksandar Mitrovic (6), Joao Palhinha (2), and Tosin Adarabioyo (1). Teams that leak goals on a consistent basis, don’t tend to win anything, such is the situation with Fulham so far, having conceded 11 goals in their last fixtures so far.
Injury and illness have depleted Marco Silva’s Fulham and they will likely be missing five key personnel for Saturday’s match.
This season’s Premier League campaign, has so far seen Newcastle United achieve eight points
Also, Newcastle seem unable to get over the line on a consistent basis, with five draws in six meetings. They currently stand tenth in the League, with eight points for a total of 1 wins, 1 losses and 5 draws having won one game, drawn five matches, and lost one game.
Newcastle will travel to Fulham with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with two draws and one defeats.
A win in this fixture, would take Newcastle United’s points from 8 to 11, so far this season.
Eddie Howe will be forced to make changes to the plans for his squad, as injury or illness has depleted him of six of his Newcastle players.
Fulham v Newcastle United – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels Fulham and Newcastle have faced each other 30 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Fulham’s favour (14 – 11). Further, Fulham have won all ten of the past 20 games played against Newcastle. May 2021 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and The Magpies took all three points winning 0-2 away.