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Fulham welcome Derby County ~ Match Preview Cham MD18

last updated Tuesday 26th November 2019, 6:17 PM

Match Preview

Fulham vrs Derby County

Championship Match Day 18 1920 at Craven Cottage

Tuesday 26th November 2019     KO: 19:45

Referee: Andy Woolmer (Northamptonshire)

Fulham Coach Scott Parker
Fulham Coach
Scott Parker
Scott Parker
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Derby County manager Phillip Cocu
Derby County Coach
Phillip Cocu
His Wiki page

Fulham face Derby in the Sky Bet Championship on Tuesday, live on Sky Sports Football Red Button.

Fulham's inconsistency - and the pressure it put on Scott Parker - over the last month seems to have evaporated for the time being, with the Whites taking six points from the last two games: A 1-0 win at Birmingham and a 2-1 west London derby victory at home to QPR on Friday night.

Derby, however, can't seem to put a run of victories together at present.

Phillip Cocu's men beat Preston 1-0 last time out, but lost to Nottingham Forest before the international break.

Head to head

  • Fulham have lost just one of their past 14 home league matches against Derby County (W7 D6 L1), a 1-0 defeat in April 1969.

  • Six of the past seven league meetings between Fulham and Derby at Craven Cottage have ended as draws.


  • Fulham have a higher possession figure (66.6%) and high percentage of short passes (90.2%) than any other team in the Championship this season.

  • Fulham striker Aboubakar Kamara has scored doubles in each of his last two Championship starts at Craven Cottage, doing so in January 2018 against Ipswich and in their last home game against QPR.

  • Fulham's last 20 home league games have averaged 2.9 goals a game.

  • Of the 9 league games Fulham has won at home, they scored first 7 times.

  • Despite missing the QPR game Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovicis still the Championships goal scorer with 12 goals, the same number as Jamie Vardy.

Derby County

  • Derby have not lost four consecutive away league matches since March 2017 under Steve McClaren.

  • Derby have won none of their past 11 away league visits to London (D7 L4) with their last win in the capital in December 2016 away at QPR.

  • The last time Derby won away in the league was 8 games ago against Huddersfield.

  • Of the 8 away games Derby has lost, they conceded first 8 times.

  • The last time Derby kept a clean sheet away in the league was in a 2-0 win against Bristol C in April this year.

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