Fulham are playing at home against Chelsea in search of the first win of the team this season in a London derby. Over the week The Cottagers lost with 2-0 the away game versus Southampton and, as expected, they fired Claudio Ranieri. The champions with Leicester in season 2015/16 couldn’t apply a winning mentality in the squad of Fulham, which lost eight of the previous ten fixtures, conceding at least two goals.
Chelsea continued with the good performance from the lost final in Carabao Cup, but this time winning against Tottenham with 2-0. Although The Blues lost the previous three away fixtures in the Premier League, they are still the favourite for the bookmakers for the game on Sunday. Fulham are ten points behind the 17th in the standings – Southampton, and avoiding relegation seems almost impossible, while Chelsea are in the fight for Top 4 and participation in the Champions League next season.
Maurizio Sarri’s players showed fantastic teamwork against Spurs and looked like an entirely different team. They were aggressive versus Tottenham from the first minute, and we think that they will try to do the same versus Fulham. The Cottagers were behind in the score at the end of the first half of the previous four games in the Premier League, and we think that the tendency will be kept.
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Fulham vs Chelsea Head to Head
Chelsea have four wins in the previous six games versus Fulham. In four of these fixtures were scored under 2.5 goals. The first match of the season between them ended as a 2-0 win for The Blues. Fulham won against Chelsea only once in the last 32 games between them in the Premier League.
|02.12.2018||Chelsea vs Fulham||2-0|
|01.03.2014||Fulham vs Chelsea||1-3|
|21.09.2013||Chelsea vs Fulham||2-0|
|17.04.2013||Fulham vs Chelsea||0-3|
|28.11.2012||Chelsea vs Fulham||0-0|
|09.04.2012||Fulham vs Chelsea||1-1|
Fulham vs Chelsea Stats
- Fulham lost all ten London derbies since the start of the season.
- The Cottagers have lost seven of the previous eight games in the Premier League, conceding at least two goals each match.
- Chelsea have one win, one draw and two defeats in the away fixtures versus teams from London.
- Chelsea have lost the last three away games without scoring a single goal.
- For the last time, The Blues had a clean sheet in four consecutive games in all competitions in December 2016.
- Four of the eight goals of Pedro in the Premier League this season were scored in London derbies.
Fulham vs Chelsea Odds
Fulham vs Chelsea Team News
Marcus Bettinelli and Alfie Mawson will miss the game for Fulham. For Chelsea will not play Gary Cahill, Danny Drinkwater, Davide Zappacosta and Marco van Ginkel.