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Fulham Fixture Outlook: Matches 38-40

We are into the last 10 matches of the season. Fulham are still yet to steady the ship and bleakness awaits in League One unless the squad can pull away from this relegation dogfight. Helping me predict the Whites' scores are: Tom (@DareToLVC) and Emma (@emma_crook) Feel free to comment your predictions down below... This week: Leeds, Huddersfield and Brentford.

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Match 38/46

Wed 18 Mar 2015

20:00 vs Leeds

Craven Cottage (Home)

Fulham's recent performances could hardly contrast further from a Leeds side who have managed to climb the table in spectacular fashion. While Fulham have been unable to maintain a consistent standard all over the pitch, Leeds have managed to prove they are a tough side to beat on many occasions. Second placed Middlesbrough found this out when they hosted United last month, falling to a 1-0 victory. Leeds proved themselves defensively rigid, tough to break down and therefore almost impossible to score against. Not only is their squad impressive, though: their away form is stunning; they've picked up 13 points from their last 6 away matches, second best in the entire division. In fact, Leeds have a better away form than Fulham have home form and that may show. On their own turf, Fulham should be able to create chances and find the net, but I expect this may not be the case against a sturdy Leeds side.

Match 39/46

Sat 21 Mar 2015

15:00 vs Huddersfield Town

John Smith's Stadium (Away)

This match is important, to say at the least. It could be the pivot of Fulham's season, no doubt. They face 18th placed Huddersfield in a relegation stand-off. A Fulham win would shoot them up the table and above Huddersfield, but a loss would truly isolate Fulham at the foot of the Championship table. It would leave Fulham 6 points from 18th and 6 points from relegation, wedged firmly in 21st. However, this match will be a chance for Fulham to put up a fight away from home and Matt Smith will be vital up top in what will be a fiercely contested away match. Power, strength and dedication are what is needed to win games away from home, and Smith possesses these qualities in abundance. To add to Fulham's chances, Huddersfield's home form is shaky to say at the least, with 7 points hauled from their last 6 home matches. This sets up an incredibly important tie which will be fought strongly all the way up until the final whistle, with Fulham currently looking like the probable winners.

Match 40/46

Fri 3 Apr 2015

15:00 vs Brentford

Craven Cottage (Home)

This is derby day. A hotly contested match could see things get fierce, with Fulham's recent surge of passion, a desire to tackle and get their hands dirty, against Brentford's slick passing football which can slice teams open in a flash. A win here would be incredible for everyone at the club, yet the odds are firmly against the side in white. Brentford are in strong contention for a play-off position and they will be committed 100% to every tackle, duel and feud which takes place in the first home meeting between Fulham and Brentford for over 10 years. The result is unpredictable: can Fulham use the crowd's energy to summon a result, or will Brentford leave 20,000 fans with egg on their face? All will be decided in this key derby match.

Predictions (Home team score-Away team score)

Ethan: 0-2, 0-1, 0-4 (3 points)

Emma: 1-2, 2-3, 1-3 (3 points)

Tom: 2-1, 1-1, 1-4 (4 points)