Sat 21 Feb 2015
15:00 vs Millwall
The Den (Away)
There have been two losses on the trot for Fulham, who will be looking to bounce back against a side who haven't won in their last 8 home games (2D, 8L). Nothing is going right for either club but 3 points will do both sides a world of good. This match has even been tagged as a relegation six-pointer, after Fulham's poor recent form has seen them slip to 19th. Millwall are breathing down the Whites' neck, just 5 points behind. To represent how dyer the clubs currently are, here is how the two clubs compare when it comes to form.
Millwall - Last 6 Home Games
Fulham - Last 6 Away Games
However, there is a huge contrast between the two teams' problems: Fulham have conceded the most goals in the Championship this season on 35. Millwall, on the other hand, have conceded 14 less than Fulham. Yet with just 12 goals scored all season, it is not hard to see that goal-scoring is their dilemma.
A good performance up top could see the whites score 1 or 2 goals, however the most important thing is to keep solidity at the back and keep what should be a simple clean sheet. Based on previous results this season... I suspect this will not be the case.
Ethan Predicts: Millwall 1-1 Fulham
Tom Predicts: Millwall 1-1 Fulham
Emma Predicts: Millwall 0-1 Fulham
Tue 24 Feb 2015
19:45 vs Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wolves are enjoying an average start back in the Championship, but their fans will be optimistic when they face a Fulham side who have gone the opposite way down the league spectrum. 210 minutes was needed to separate the two sides when they met in the 3rd round of the FA Cup, with Fulham winning on penalties, so one would naturally expect a close encounter this time.
Both teams are on the decline, however, and this will make for an incredibly interesting battle. Here is how the teams compare in form.
Wolves- Last 6 Home Games
Fulham - Last 6 Away Games
Whatever happens the week before will probably decide this one, as Fulham take on a poor Millwall side, while Wolves face even poorer Rotherham. Yannick Sagbo and Bacary Sako looked a threat last time, and I expect that this will shine through when the two sides meet.
Ethan Predicts: Wolves 3-1 Fulham
Tom Predicts: Wolves 2-1 Fulham
Emma Predicts: Wolves 1-1 Fulham
Sat 28 Feb 2015
15:00 vs Derby County
Craven Cottage (Home)
Well. What is there to say? We cannot handle the Rams. In our last two meetings we have shipped 10 goals and scored 3. Only a miracle will prevent Fulham from losing this one.
Optimism is a tough feat sometimes, and I can't muster enough to continue talking about this match. Have a good go at it you Whites, but I'm afraid I won't be attending the match. This may sound extreme but prepare yourselves for pure torture, FFC fans, and don't be disappointed if we only conceded a few.
With pessimism out of the way I can say that after narrowly losing to Ipswich, a miracle may be possible, and Emma follows up on this possibility.
Ethan Predicts: Fulham 0-3 Derby
Tom Predicts: Fulham 1-5 Derby
Emma Predicts: Fulham 2-1 Derby
TOTAL POINTS HAUL:
(Last time Emma won with a successful 1 point haul prediction. There were also two correct results, Emma saying 1-1 with Birmingham and me with a 2-1 loss to Ipswich. Tom has a bit of catching up to do)