Our football match prediction:
Thanks to a 2-0 win at Ipswich Town Fulham put an end to their four-game winless run in the Championship and, no doubt, the capital club regained a much-needed confidence. The Cottagers climbed to 14th place in the standings and they will be looking to melt Cardiff City’s advantage to six points when the two teams face each other at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon. The Bluebirds have been playing above expectations at the start of the season and they aim to keep their 100% record intact. However, Fulham are likely to pose a much bigger threat for Cardiff City than their previous rivals and we would not be surprised if the visitors return home empty-handed from the trip to London. Slavisa Jokanovic’s men are eager to record their first home win of the season and, taking everything into account, we predict that the Cottagers will give fans yet another reason for celebration.
Highlighted Player (Tim Ream):
After ending his college career at Saint Louis Billikens, Timothy Ream began playing for Chicago Fire at senior level. Speaking of his professional debut, the American footballer played the full 90 mins in New York Red Bulls’ opening match of the 2010 MLS season. On September 11, 2010 Tim Ream scored his first MLS goal in a 3-1 victory over Colorado Rapids. The USA defender made 58 appearances in the league for the Red Bulls and in 2012 he moved to Europa to sign a contract with Bolton Wanderers. Tim Ream signed a three-and-a-half year deal with the club and he made his debut for Bolton in a 2-0 FA Cup win over Millwall on February 18, 2012. In 2015 Ream moved to Fulham and he has been playing for the capital club ever since. The footballer, who wears No. 13 on his shirt at Fulham, made his debut for the USA national soccer team on November 17, 2010, in a 1-0 victory over South Africa.
Highlighted Team (Cardiff City):
Cardiff City are a Welsh football club that compete in the English second tier (Championship). In 2009 they moved from Ninian Park to Cardiff City Stadium, the venue that officially holds 33,280 spectators. The Bluebirds played their first ever Premier League match on 18 August, 2013, but they were beaten by West Ham United (0-2) on their debut in the English top flight. However, a week later Fraizer Campbell (two goals) and Aron Gunnarson helped Cardiff City record their first ever win in the Premier League. The Bluebirds outplayed Manchester City back then, but they eventually dropped to the Championship at the end of the season. Fellow Welsh outfit Swansea City are considered Cardiff’s fiercest rivals and the two teams take on each other in the South Wales derby. The colour of Cardiff City’s home kit is blue, whilst they wear red shirts and shorts when playing on the travels.