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FULL-TIME: Fulham continue their great run at Craven Cottage with five wins from their last six games now. Chris Baird was the unlikely matchwinner slotting home at the near post from John Arne Riise's inswinging corner. Only his third goal for the club on his 150th appearance. Villa should have levelled straight from the resulting kick-off as substitute Christian Benteke somehow firing wide from close-range.
GOAL: CHRIS BAIRD!!!
YELLOW CARD: Substitute Eric Lichaj is booked for a late challenge on Mahamadou Diarra.
SUBSTITUTION: Christian Benteke replaces Darren Bent as Villa make their final change.
SUBSTITUTION: Ashkan Dejagah comes on for his Fulham debut as he replaces Kieran Richardson.
YELLOW CARD: John Arne Riise is booked for a nasty sliding challenge.
SUBSTITUTION: Charles N'Zogbia replaces Stephen Ireland as Paul Lambert makes his second change within a matter of minutes.
SUBSTITUTION: Fulham change and Mahamadou Diarra, who has made a miracle recovery from injury, in on for Mladen Petric.
SUBSTITUTION: Eric Lichaj replaces the injured Nathan Baker and he will slot in as full-back.
YELLOW CARD: Karim El Ahmadi is booked for sliding into Dimitar Berbatov on halfway. Easy decision!
Fulham are now 10/11 to claim victory with our friends @SkyBet, who make Aston Villa 9/2 and the draw 6/4.My pre-match prediction of 2-1, which was 7/1 is now 10/1. Head now to SkyBet to place your bets.
HALF-TIME: Fulham started the brighter with Dimitar Berbatov pulling the strings in the opening 20 minutes and Brad Guzan made a couple of solid stops. Villa grew into the game and by the end of the half, things were pretty even. Hardly a classic at Craven Cottage, so let's hope for better in the second half.
Adam Bernard Tweets: 'We're not alarmed Gabby hasn't scored in 26 PL games, we love a striker who can't score. On an unrelated note, I miss Heskey.'
Ali Bennett ... sister of Villa's Joe Tweets: 'Hi from Africa!! Good luck to the team and my little bro Joe Bennett!! Gutted I'm not there....be back for the game on 22nd December.'
Kristian emails me expecting an easy home win: 'Fulham looking good, predicting Berbatov with a brace and Kancaniklic with a late goal off the bench in a 3-0 result. A real shame Kancaniklic isn't staring to be fair, has been looking sharp for Sweden against Faroe islands and Germany.'
Meanwhile, Brian Cook says: 'I think the best the Villa could expect today is a draw. Martin Jol has got Fulham playing well and scoring goals, especially at home. I like what Paul Lambert is doing and I just hope we can survive this year so we can build on it next season.'
Villa fan Dave says: 'Hi Raz, Great to see Bent back in the starting 11. It's vital we get 3 points today because we have our toughest month of the season coming up and would of expected a few more points on the board at this stage of the season, we're not playing bad at all and I'm convinced we're going to give either Fulham today or Norwich next week a hiding, gut feeling it's going to be Fulham. I'm going for a result of Fulham 1 Villa 5.'
Fulham are 8/11 to claim victory with our friends @SkyBet, who make Aston Villa 19/5 and the draw 13/5. The Cottagers' Dimitar Berbatov is favourite to bag the first goal at 5/1 while Mladen Petric is 11/2. Hugo Rodallega is a good outside bet at 6/4 to score in 90 minutes while Sascha Riether is 40/1. Meanwhile, Villa's Darren Bent is 15/2 and Gabriel Agbonlahor is 8/1 for the visitors. Brett Holman is 9/2 to score in 90 minutes. Stephen Ireland is a 12/1 shot to score first. I'm going for a pre-match prediction of 2-1, which is 7/1. Head now to SkyBet to place your bets.
George Bennett reckons we're going to see an easy home win this afternoon. He emails in to say: 'I can see Fulham beating Villa today due to their class home form, Fulham to win 2-0, Petric and Berbatov to get one each.'
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