Fulham vs Middlesbrough Prediction and Match Preview

Fulham vs Middlesbrough EFL Championship Prediction and Match Preview by LeagueLane

Fulham vs Middlesbrough
EFL Championship
Date: Sunday, 8 August 2021
Kick-off: 13:30 UK/ 14:30 CET
Venue: Craven Cottage

Fulham and Middlesbrough will be looking to get off to a positive start to their Championship campaign as we anticipate a tense match between these two teams, with a win for Fulham on the cards.

Match Preview

Fulham and Middlesbrough meet at Craven Cottage in what is likely to be one of the more intriguing matches on Sunday’s schedule. On Sunday, Fulham host Neil Warnock’s Middlesbrough in the Championship opener at Craven Cottage.

Since Fulham’s relegation to the Championship, a lot has changed at the club, with Marco Silva taking over as manager from Scott Parker. Marco Silva has a number of high-profile names to choose from as he looks to get Fulham underway in their conquest for Premier League status next season.

Middlesbrough will be looking to get a decent result at Fulham’s fortress.

Fulham Team News

The hosts are expected to have all their men available for Saturday’s clash against Fulham. The cottagers have just one absentee as Alfie Mawson will not be able to take any part in Saturday’s Premier League clash through injury.

Fulham Predicted Line up (4-4-2)

Rodak – Tete, Abadarabioyo, Ream, Robinson – Anguissa, Seri, Knockaert, Carvalho – Kebano, Mitrovic.

Middlesbrough Team News

The visitors are also expected to have all their men available for the game against Fulham on Sunday. Although, Marcus Browne will be feature.

Middlesbrough Predicted Line up (4-5-1)

Johansson – Harding, Barlaser, Wood, Wiles – Kayode, Ogbene, Miller, Greaves, Lindsay –
Smith.

Fulham vs Middlesbrough Head-to-Head

  • The head-to-head record between Fulham and Middlesbrough reveals that Fulham has won 5 times and Middlesbrough has won 4 times in their 13 meetings.
  • Fulham and Middlesbrough have drawn four times in their history.
  • In the last three meetings between these sides, Fulham have won twice with score line of 1-0 on both occasions.
  • The other game resulted in a 0-0 draw between both these teams.

Fulham vs Middlesbrough Match Prediction

Fulham come into this game as hosts with a higher chance of winning especially because of the quality that they have on the pitch that is highly capable to turn things around for the cottagers.

At the same time, Middlesbrough will also keep knocking at Fulham’s door when the opportunity comes.

Since it is the first game day of the week, both teams will be tight defensively and they will aim to hit hard on the counter.

Fulham vs Middlesbrough: Betting Tips

  • Fulham to win @1.90
  • Mitrovic to score: Anytime @2.25 odd.