Monday – Craven Cottage – Kick-off 9:00pm GMT.
Monday at Craven Cottage, as Fulham host Burnley in the Premier League.
Visitors Burnley, will be keen to maintain or improve their League position, (seventeenth), when they face eighteenth placed Fulham.
Fulham to host Burnley Amid Relegation Battle
Fulham have dropped five points in their last two games – a 2-0 defeat at Chelsea and 1-1 draw at Arsenal.
When you suffer five defeats in the last six games, it should come as no surprise that your team is very much struggling at the bottom of the League. But that is the situation that Fulham find themselves in. Their position is eighteenth in the League, and they have 27 points having won five meetings, drawn 12 games, and lost 17 matches.
Fulham have won two matches, drawn four fixtures, and lost 11 matches of their 17 League matches at home this season.
Fulham will have 30 points if they manage to secure a victory.
Fulham are missing three players through injury or illness. This will affect Scott Parker’s selection choices significantly.
It’s 36 points so far for Burnley this season, going into this meeting
Burnley suffered a home loss to West Ham United in their last outing, they will doubtless be keen get a positive outcome in this fixture.
Burnley need to get out of the losing habit, with four recorded in the last five games. Their position is seventeenth in the League, and they have 36 points having won nine games, drawn nine fixtures, and lost 16 games.
Burnley’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Fulham. In the 17 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won five games, drawn three fixtures, and lost nine meetings.
Burnley will have secured 39 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Sean Dyche will be forced to make changes to the plans for his squad, as injury or illness has depleted him of four of his Burnley players.
Fulham v Burnley Head-to-Heads.
The recent form between these two sides has seen Burnley with a greater number of wins. In the last 11 meetings, they have enjoyed six victories, to Fulham’s three victories. Further, Burnley have been hugely successful away to Fulham of late, winning 10 games times in the last six. In their most recent meeting of this fixture, it was February 2021 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw.
For Fulham, Bobby Reid has netted
five goals in 34 League matches this season, while Chris Wood contributed with
11 goals in 34 League fixtures this campaign for Burnley.
Other standout players for Fulham are Ademola Lookman and Aleksandar Mitrovic with goals each} and for Burnley are Ashley Barnes and Matej Vydra with three goals and three goals respectively.