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Fulham visit Birmingham City ~ Match Preview Cham MD 16

last updated Friday 08th November 2019, 10:59 PM



Match Preview

Birmingham City vrs Fulham

Championship MatchDay 16 19/20 at St Andrew's

Saturday 9th November 2019,    KO: 15:00

Referee: Jarred Gillett (Australia)


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Fulham have goalkeeper Marek Rodak back from his one-game ban for his red card in the goalless draw at Middlesbrough for the visit to Birmingham.

Marcus Bettinelli came in for last weekend's 3-0 home defeat by Hull City.

Full-back Joe Bryan is not expected to feature having been forced off early on against Hull following an awkward fall, while midfielder Harry Arter continues to be assessed after missing the past three matches with an unspecified injury.

Birmingham City are without captain Harlee Dean as he starts his three-match ban for his red card in the 4-2 defeat at Cardiff.

New striker Jeremie Bela, who left Spanish side Albacete to join Blues, has received international clearance but has not played since June.

Head to head

  • Birmingham City have won four of their past six league meetings with Fulham.
  • Two were home wins and two were away victories.

Fulham


  • Fulham have not failed to score in three consecutive Championship games since January 2015. Current manager Scott Parker started all three of those games.


  • Fulham have had 275 open-play sequences of 10 or more passes in the Championship this season - 132 more than any other team.


  • Fulham have only lost once in their last six away games, three results were draws.

  • Fulham have conceded at least 2 goals in 11 of their last 20 away games.


Birmingham City


  • Only Cardiff City (17) and Preston North End (20) have won more home Championship points than Birmingham (16) this season.


  • Blues have won their past three home league games - they have not won four in a row since under Gary Rowett in December/January 2016.


  • Birmingham have won five out of their last six home games.
























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