Fulham v Aston Villa – BBC Sport

Fulham are on a nine-match unbeaten run in the Championship, while opponents Aston Villa have won their past seven league gamesClick here for live text coverage on Saturday 14:00-17:15 GMT

Fulham will assess captain Tom Cairney, who featured from the bench against Bolton, after a niggling knee injury.

Boss Slavisa Jokanovic has no other injury worries as he looks to extend their nine-match unbeaten league run.

Aston Villa will monitor the fitness of Albert Adomah, who nursed a tight hamstring through last Sunday’s 2-0 derby win over Birmingham City.

They also have a concern over last weekend’s man of the match Jack Grealish, who has a calf injury.

On-loan Bournemouth striker Lewis Grabban may feature again after making his debut off the bench against Blues.

Fit-again Gabby Agbonlahor could be back in the squad as Villa chase an eighth-successive Championship win against a Fulham side who have won their last six consecutive home league matches.

SAM’s predictionHome win 49%Draw 28%Away win 23%

SAM, the Sports Analytics Machine, is a super-computer built by @ProfIanMcHale of the University of Liverpool.

Match factsFulham have lost just one of their last 11 home league games against Villa – 2-0 Premier League defeat in January 2010.Villa, who won 2-1 at home to Fulham in October, have not achieved a league double over the Cottagers since the 2009-10 season.Fulham have not won seven home league matches in a row since a run of eight back between May and October 2000.Villa’s seven-game winning run in the league is their best since 1990. They last won eight league games in a row in April 1975 under Ron Saunders when they won promotion back to the top flight.Only Sheffield United’s Billy Sharp (15) has won more points from Championship goals scored this season than Villa’s Albert Adomah (14).Fulham have won more points from losing positions this season than any other side in the division (13).

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