Stoke City vs Fulham: Match Preview

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High-flying On Saturday, Fulham will face Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium in round 28 of the EFL Championship.

The hosts are on a two-game winning streak and will try to keep it going to put an end to the visitors’ hot streak.

Last Sunday, Stoke City made it two wins in a row by defeating Hull City 2-0 away from home.

This came after a 2-0 FA Cup victory over Leyton Orient, which ended a run of two straight defeats.

Stoke City are presently seventh in the EFL Championship table. Four points off of the playoff places, with 38 points from 25 games.

Stoke City Recent Form: D-L-L-W-W

Fulham, on the other hand. Extended their incredible run of form with a 6-2 win over Birmingham City last time out.

Since December’s 1-0 loss to Sheffield United, Marco Silva’s side has won each of their last four games, scoring 20 goals and conceding four.

Fulham is currently in first place in the Premier League, with 54 points from 26 games.

Fulham has a slim edge in the history of this match, having won 34 of the last 80 matches between the two clubs. Stoke City have won three fewer games, with 15 games ending in a draw.

Fulham Recent Form: L-W-W-W-W

Stoke City vs Fulham Team News

Stoke City

The hosts are still without Harry Souttar, Nick Powell, Romaine Sawyers, Josef Bursik, and Jordan Thompson, who are all recovering from injuries.

Stoke City Predicted XI (3-5-2): Jack Bonham; Morgan Fox, Thomas Edwards, Ben Wilmot; Alfie Doughty, Joe Allen, Sam Clucas, Mario Vrancic, Abdallah Sima; Sam Surridge, Jacob Brown


The Portuguese international Ivan Cavaleiro is Fulham’s sole injury concern as he continues his layoff. Ivory Coast’s Jean Michael Seri is currently on international service with the African Cup of Nations.

Fulham Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Paulo Gazzaniga, Kenny Tete, Tosin Adarabioyo, Michael Hector, Antonee Robinson, Harrison Reed, Nathaniel Chalobah, Bobby Decordova-Reid, Fabio Carvalho, Harry Wilson, Aleksandar Mitrovic

Our prediction:

Fulham is unstoppable at the moment, having won four games in a row and scored a staggering 20 goals in that time. We expect them to keep up their good form and win all three points against Saturday’s opponents.

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