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Fulham at Charlton: Match Info and Stats

last updated Wednesday 27th December 2006, 12:06 PM
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CHARLTON
19th in Premiership
with 12 points
Position achievable
after MatchDay 20:
Highest 19th - Lowest 19th
  • CHARLTON ATHLETIC play the first match under their third manager of the season, as the south London club strives to avoid the costliest ever relegation from English top flight football. Alan Pardew selects his first team, in the hope of improving on Les Reed's 41-day record at the Valley, of eight matches in League and Cup, one win, one draw and six defeats, picking up just four of 21 Premiership points available.
  • The south London side have lost more matches than any of club in the top division - 13, including the last three. They have leaked more goals (33), and 10 have those have been conceded in the last three outings, away to Spurs and home to Liverpool and Middlesbrough. They are eight points short of safety.
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FULHAM
12th in Premiership
with 24 points
Position achievable
after MatchDay 20:
Highest 9th - Lowest 12th
  • FULHAM are playing their second successive London derby, having only managed a goalless draw with West Ham at Craven Cottage on Saturday. They've won two, drawn two and lost one of their five London Premiership derbies so far this season, while Charlton have lost all five of theirs.
  • Chris Coleman's side have won one of their last four League games, and are without a victory in seven Premiership matches away from home. They cross from west to south London, eager to halt a run of three successive defeats on the road, at Manchester City, Blackburn and Liverpool.
  • The Cottagers won the reverse fixture in October and another three points here would give them a second Premier League 'double' over Charlton, and first since 2002-03.
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  • The Addicks are looking to beat Fulham for the first time in five Premiership meetings, since a 2-1 home win on 20 December 2004 when Jerome Thomas and Talal El Karkouri got on the scoresheet. They were held to a 1-1 draw in this corresponding fixture last season, when Fulham denied Alan Curbishley's side the chance to go back to second in the table. Soon after, Charlton started the long decent from such dizzy heights.
  • DARREN BENT is Charlton's top scorer with eight. He has netted six in the Premiership, four more than any other club mate.
  • MARCUS BENT is one shy of 100 club career goals.
  • DARREN BENT and Talal EL-KARKOURI have figured in every minute of the Addicks' Premiership games this term.
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LAST CORRESPONDING FIXTURE
The Valley on 17 Oct 2005
Charlton (0) 1-1 (1) Fulham
Match Report
Murphy 47 John 28

Andersen, Young, Perry, Hreidarsson, Powell, Rommedahl, Kishishev (El Karkouri, 76 ), Murphy, Smertin (Hughes, 82 ), Thomas (Bothroyd, 59 ), Darren Bent
Subs not used: Spector, Myhre,
Crossley, Volz, Goma, Bocanegra, Niclas Jensen, Malbranque, Claus Jensen, Christanval (Radzinski, 35 ), Diop, Boa Morte, John (McBride, 78)
Subs not used Warner, Helguson, Rosenior,
Bookings: Kishishev Bookings: Christanval, Malbranque, Volz
Attendance: 26310 Referee: M A Riley
  • Brian McBRIDE is Fulham's leading scorer, with five goals.
  • Only Liam ROSENIOR has been on the field for every minute of every one of Fulham's Premiership matches this season.
  • Mark PEMBRIDGE needs one more appearance to total 400 in his English League career (Luton, Derby, Sheffield Wednesday, Everton and Fulham).
  • If he figures, NICLAS JENSEN will be making his 50th Premiership appearance (Manchester City and Fulham).
  • If on the field from the outset, Ian PEARCE will be making his 50th Premiership start in Fulham colours.
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HEAD TO HEAD at CHARLTON
CHARLTON Draw FULHAM
League 11 9 6
Premier 2 2 1
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HEAD TO HEAD RESULTS
CHARLTON Draw FULHAM
League 17 17 19
Premier 2 4 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

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