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Fulham - Three Crucial Games?

After scraping a draw at Blackburn this weekend, courtesy of a last minute equaliser from the boot of Jimmy Bullard, we still have it all to do if we are to stay up.

With nine games left, there are twenty seven points up for grabs, twenty-seven valuable points, points that could shape the destiny of our club for the next few years.

Now I`m not saying we are going to get all twenty-seven points, I`m not that foolish, but with the way things are going, three games are starting to look to be the vital games.

If you look at the fixtures left, we face trips to Derby County, Reading and Newcastle United all of whom are either in the drop zone or rapidly sliding towards it.

With no away wins in thirty-one attempts in the Premier League, if we are to survive then something has to give, we have to make sure that those three games become must-win fixtures.

Unfortunately, for us, the gap between us and safety means that there is no longer any room for a slip up. Every point dropped will create more and more pressure on the team, therefore, whilst acknowledging that the three aforementioned games are critical ones, we need to treat the other six with equal importance, starting with Everton this Sunday.

As we stated just a short while ago, every game is going to be like a cup final, it`s just that Reading (a), Newcastle (a) and Derby (a) could, considering they`re the proverbial six-pointers, be likened to a Champions League final, such are the financial implications of not succeeding in our fight for survival.




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Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday March 10 2008

Time: 4:36PM

Your Comments

if you can win those three games then who knows!
merlin
I think we can get 17 points from the remaining games. That will be enough surely?!?!
oranje_emu
The way things are going this season can we get points from anywhere?
donfulham
If only those 3 vital games weren't all away!
howrad
ONLY OF WE DONT GET MORE COMPLETE TW@T REFS DID YOU SEE THAT BLACKBURN GOAL!!!!! THE PLAYER AND REF WERE DISGRACEFULL AND THE FA SHOULD PUNISH THEM BOTH
Backslash2010
i rekon 33 will be the safety mark for this season
Euan
 

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