Fulham 5-0 Norwich Highlights
Mladen Petric scored twice on his debut as Fulham crushed Norwich 5-0 on the first day of the Premier League season.
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Venue: Craven Cottage
Date: Saturday, 18 August
Kick off: 15:00
Fulham have won both previous Premier League home matches against Norwich, including a 6-0 triumph at the end of the 2004-05 season that ultimately relegated their opponents.
In total, Fulham are unbeaten in their last 10 matches against Norwich in all competitions.
Norwich’s last win at Craven Cottage was a 1-0 victory on New Year’s Day 1986, Kevin Drinkell with the goal.
Fulham have never lost a Premier League opening match at home (W3, D2).
The Cottagers have not lost the first game of a new season since losing 2-1 at Hull at start of the 2008-09 campaign.
The club won 10 of their home league matches last season, picking up 35 points – only the top six clubs in the division had better home records.
Martin Jol’s men are unbeaten in their last four home games.
Norwich have only ever won one Premier League opening day fixture in five previous attempts – a 4-2 win at Arsenal on the first ever day of Premier League football in August 1992.
City have taken four points from the last six available to them on trips to London (3-3 v Arsenal and 2-1 v Spurs). Their 2-1 defeat at Fulham in March was their last loss in the capital.
The Canaries lost three of their last five matches at the end of last season, conceding 14 goals across all five games.
Norwich has conceded in each of their last 33 top flight away matches – a Premier League record. They last kept an away clean sheet came in a 0-0 draw at West Brom in October 2004.