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Fulham v West Ham - Match stats pack

last updated Saturday 27th September 2008, 9:02 AM
Fulham_logo Fulham_logoFULHAM

in Premiership
with 6 points

Played 4 games

Highest achievable after
Weekend's matches: 6th
Lowest could fall: 18th
Bolton_logo Bolton_logoWest Ham

in Premiership
with 9 points

Played 6 games

Highest achievable after
Weekend's matches: 2nd
Lowest could fall: 12th
  • Fulham against West Ham is the third London Premier League derby of the season and a clash between two clubs knocked out of the Carling Cup by Championship opposition on Tuesday night.

  • Fulham have won both their home Premier League games.

  • The Cottagers have completed 14 top-flight matches since suffering consecutive defeats.

  • Distance between the clubs: 15 miles (24 kilometres)

  • Scored and conceded a goal a game on average in the Premier League so far this season.

  • Not suffered consecutive league defeats since tumbling to three on the bounce between 9 February and 1 March 2008, when a 0-1 home defeat to West Ham was the meat in the sandwich.

  • Chasing a fourth consecutive home victory in all competitions this season.

  • Won the last three home Premier League games; two of which were this season, against Arsenal and Bolton.

  • Last registered four home league wins in succession between 2 January 2006 and 11 February 2006, when the sequence culminated in a 6-1 thrashing of West Brom.

  • The worst performing second-half side in the highest league; yet to a score after the break. (Manchester United are the only other club without a second-half goal in this division).

  • Ended a five-game losing run against London clubs in the Premier League with victory over Arsenal on 23 August. It was also their first home triumph over a fellow club from the capital in eight attempts since defeating the Gunners on 29 November 2006.

  • Not drawn a home league game in 2008.

  • Lost nine times in the league at Craven Cottage last season; defeat to West Ham being one of them.

  • One of the most settled sides this term; boasting seven players who have played every minute of their four matches to date.

  • The 0-2 victory at Upton Park on 3 November 2001 is Fulham's only triumph over the Hammers in the 10 Premier League meetings.

  • The Cottagers' last home league maximum over them was the 4-2 top-flight triumph on 15 October 1966 - over 42 years ago.

  • Fulham were one of four clubs West Ham did the double over last season

  • If he scores:-
  • Andy JOHNSON will reach the milestone of 100 career league goals (Birmingham, Crystal Palace, Everton and Fulham).

  • Danny MURPHY needs a double to reach 100 club career goals (Crewe, Liverpool, Charlton, Tottenham and Fulham).

  • If selected:-
  • Bobby ZAMORA will be making his 100th career Premier League appearance (Tottenham, West Ham and Fulham).

  • ZAMARA will be opposing ex-team mates. The 27 year old forward made 152 appearances (130 in the league) and scored 40 goals (30 league) for West Ham between February 2004 and his £4.8m transfer to Craven Cottage last July.

  • Paul KONCHESKY will be facing a former club. The 26 year old defender made 70 appearances (59 in the league) and scored two goals (one league) in two years for West Ham from July 2005.

  • John PANTSIL will also be facing former colleagues. The 27 year old Ghanaian defender made 24 appearances (19 in the league) for the Hammers between August 2006 and his £1.5m close season move to Fulham.
  • Their five league games this season have alternated between win and loss (WLWLW?).

  • Not registered successive league victories since defeating Reading (a) and Middlesbrough (h) on 1 and 15 September 2007 respectively.

  • Their 11 league goals have been scored by eight different players. Only Manchester City boast more Premier League goal scorers (10).

  • The only club to have scored three times in the first 10 minutes of Premier League games this season.

  • Lost their last six away in all competitions.

  • Lost five consecutively on the road in the Premier League, leaking 13 goals in the process.

  • No wins in eight away league games, since the 0-1 victory over Fulham at Craven Cottage on 23 February 2008.

  • Gained one point from a last possible 24 on their travels; the victory by the Thames being their only maximum in 12 away.

  • Lee BOWYER is a double shy of 50 career Premier League goals (Leeds, Newcastle and West Ham).

  • If selected:-
  • Dean ASHTON will be making his 250th career league appearance (Crewe, Norwich and West Ham).

  • James COLLINS will be making his 100th career league appearance (Cardiff and West Ham).

  • Luis BOA MORTE will be facing a former club. The 31 year old Portugal international made 250 appearances (205 in the league) and scored 54 goals (44 league) for Fulham between June 2000 and his £5m move to Upton Park in January 2007.

  • Goalkeeper Jan LASTUVKA, who is on loan to West Ham from Shaktar Donetsk, spent a season long loan to Fulham in 2006-07 when he kept goal on 12 occasions (eight in the league).
Andre Marriner (West Midlands)
League 24 16 32
Premier 1 3 6
League 16 8 12
Premier 0 1 4
Craven Cottage on 23-02-2008
Fulham 0 (0) - 1 (0) West Ham
Match Report
Solano 87
Niemi, Stalteri, Hughes, Hangeland, Konchesky, Andreasen (sent off 88),Bullard, Murphy, Dempsey (Eddie Johnson, 76 ), McBride, Kamara Subs not used: Keller, Bocanegra, Smertin, Nevland, Green, Neill, Ferdinand, Upson, McCartney, Ljungberg (Spector, 89 ), Mullins, Faubert (Solano, 63 ), Noble, Boa Morte, Cole (Ashton, 80) Subs not used Richard Wright, Pantsil,
Yellow card:
Andreasen, Hangeland, Murphy
Yellow card:
Red card:
Andreasen 88
Red card:

H Webb (S. Yorkshire)

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