Our prediction for this Championship match:
Fulham rolled over Huddersfield Town in their last home game in the Championship and, to make things even better for the fans, the Cottagers outplayed Brentford at Griffin Park in the opening match of day 16. The club chiefs did well to reinforce the squad and their decision is likely to prove fruitful. Slavisa Jokanovic’s men have been climbing the standings week by week and a win over Sheffield Wednesday should see them regain their spot in top six. The Owls failed to impress in a 2-1 loss to Ipswich Town and it is more than obvious that they are not at the top of their game at the moment. Fulham are high on confidence ahead of Saturday’s football match and we predict that the capital club will pick up all three points from the Craven Cottage clash. Former Derby County attacker Chris Martin is widely expected to lead the attack for the hosts against Sheffield Wednesday.
Highlighted Player (Neeskens Kebano):
Despite the fact that he was born in France Neeskens Kebano represents Congo on the international stage. Kebano has 6 caps for France U20 team, but made his debut for the first team with Congo on 15 October, 2014. The right-footed midfielder scored on his debut and it has to be noted that Congo defeated Ivory Coast 4-3 back then. Kebano started his club career at Paris Saint-Germain, playing eight league games for les Parisiens in Ligue 1. After ending his loan spell with Caen he joined Charleroi in 2013 and he scored 36 goals in 77 league appearances for the Belgian outfit. Genk scouts spotted him during the 2014/2015 season and he moved to the fellow Belgian side in the summer of 2015. After spending one season at Genk, he signed a three-year contract with Fulham on 26 August, 2016. He made his Fulham debut the next day against Blackburn Rovers. Reports in England said that he terrorised Blackburn defence. His contract with the Cottagers expires on 30 June, 2019.
Highlighted Team (Sheffield Wednesday):
Sheffield Wednesday are one of the two famous clubs from the city of Sheffield (South Yorkshire). The Owls compete in the English second tier (Championship) and they play their home matches at Hillsborough.
The venue was the scene of the Hillsborough disaster which occurred in 1989 when 96 Liverpool supporters were crushed to death in the FA Cup semi-final. It has to be noted that the World Cup (1966) and the Euro (1996) matches were played at Hillsborough.
Sheffield Wednesday have won four First Division trophies (1902/2903, 1903/1904, 1928/1929, 1929/2930) and they finished the 1960/1961 campaign in second place in the standings. The Owls have clinched three FA Cup trophies (1896, 1907, 1935), with the team winning the League Cup in 1991.
Sheffield Wednesday defeated English giants Manchester United (1-0) in the title game. Sheffield United are regarded as the Owls’ main rivals and the two teams face each other in the Steel City derby.