West Ham United vs. Fulham Preview (Week 13): Relegation Issues Plague West Ham And Fulham

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Updated: November 26, 2013
West Ham United

Suffering its 4th consecutive win, Fulham is in danger of being relegated this season. On the other hand, West Ham United, still, has a chance to change the course of their destiny. They are heavy favorite in many Premier League betting tips and they have the better form. But they better shut that fear out of their system or they might just be attacked with surprise spoils in the pitch.

 

Match Date: 30 November 2013 (local time)

Venue: Upton Park

 

Team Form

West Ham United

The Hammer’s head honcho, Sam Allardyce pointed out to relegation worries as one of the key factors, which affects the club’s performance. While losing to Chelsea was something expected, conceding 3 goals and not scoring a single goal, even a penalty add burden to the club.

 

West Ham United currently sits at the 17th spot of the Premier League. Technically, they are still safe. Yet, the slightest mistake can push them into the rock bottom part of the table. They have not been very successful in their last 6 matches, winning only once and losing three (3) of them. To be more specific, they were defeated in 10 of their last 11 matches. Their performance at home was neither that impressive too. In their last 6 home encounters, they were demolished in 4 of them.

 

The Hammers are just a hairline away from the relegation and as the rush and scramble at the bottom part begins, their only option is to win.

 

Fulham

Fulham’s defeat to Swansea triggered a deafening boos from the crowd. The match’s result paved way for a dreaded drop, which, if not immediately addressed shall be their ticket out of the Premier League.
Yes, Fulham is already in the relegation zone. There have been efforts to revive the club’s seemingly lost glory with the entry of Rene Meulensteen. However, with their 4th consecutive loss, the doubts and criticisms just grew stronger.

 

Football betting tip: West Ham United 2-1 Fulham

Apparently, West Ham United’s better form posits possibilities of clinching a win. As for Fulham, they are in dire need of a major reconstruction if they are still, eager to remain in the Premier League. Unless, improvements are done, West Ham continues to get the upper hand.

 

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