Fulham welcomes west ham
Watch Fulham vs West Ham preview, as Fulham welcome West Ham on the premier league meetings at Craven Cottage in today fixtures.
As Fulham is positioned 10th in the table whereas West ham is standing 15th in the points table of the premier league.
Fulham vs West Ham preview
West Ham United are currently in 15th place in the Premier League standings and have not been at their best this season. The Hammers slumped to a shocking 5-1 defeat at the hands of Newcastle United in their previous game and will need to work hard to bounce back this weekend.
Fulham, on the other hand, are in 10th place in the league table at the moment and have been inconsistent this season. The home side suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Bournemouth last week and have a point to prove going into this game.
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While admitting that his job is now in “jeopardy” as West Ham continue to dance with the devil, one had to feel a shred of sympathy for David Moyes, who could not have done anything to prevent two catastrophic individual errors during Newcastle’s demolition job.
Lukasz Fabianski and Nayef Aguerd would have welcomed the London Stadium turf opening up and swallowing them whole on Wednesday, as Callum Wilson and Joelinton both hit braces alongside Alexander Isak’s lob to render Kurt Zouma’s header inconsequential.
The few West Ham souls that stayed until the bitter end made no bones about their side’s dismal display, but Moyes seemingly retains the trust of the powers-that-be for now, as the Hammers remain embroiled in a nine-team relegation dogfight – sitting in 15th place as the highest of four teams on 27 points thanks to a superior goal difference.
Prior to the Newcastle-inflicted humiliation, West Ham had strung together a four-game unbeaten run – attention will soon turn to their Europa Conference League quarter-final with Gent after seeing off AEK Larnaca with ease – but Moyes’s side have been nothing short of horrendous on the road; failing to win in 11 Premier League away games since edging past Aston Villa 1-0 in August.
Recent history does favour the Hammers, though, as Fulham have lost four and drawn one of their last five meetings with their capital counteparts – including a 3-1 reverse at the London Stadium in October – since Steve Sidwell and Dimitar Berbatov were among the goals in a 2014 New Year’s Day win
Fulham vs West ham head to head stats
West Ham United have a good historical record against Fulham and have won 50 of the 106 matches played between the two teams, as opposed to Fulham’s 32 victories.
Since their 2-1 victory against West Ham United in 2014, Fulham have lost four of their last five games against the Hammers in the Premier League.
West Ham United have picked up only five points from London derbies in the Premier League so far this season – the lowest among teams from the city.
West Ham United have won seven of their 12 away games against Fulham in the Premier League – their best away record against a single opponent in the competition.
Fulham have won three London derbies in the Premier League this season and could secure four such victories in a single top-flight campaign for the first time in their history.
Fulham vs West Ham prediction
A spate of strong results against Fulham may give the Hammers faithful cause for optimism, while the absences of Silva and Mitrovic does not spell success for the leaky Cottagers either.
However, Moyes’s men may already have one eye on their return to Conference League action and have been pitiful on the road all season long, so a re-energised Fulham can use their week’s worth of rest to their advantage and return to winning ways by the narrowest of margins.