Our prediction for this EFL Cup match:
The People’s Pension Stadium will host Tuesday’s EFL Cup game between Crawley Town and Fulham. The Red Devils do not seem to be at their sharpest, with the team losing to both AFC Wimbledon and Northampton Town in the previous two league fixtures, and they must be low on spirits ahead of the visit of Fulham. There are no fresh injury worries in the home side, but Tony Craig is banned for the match following his red card in the last league fixture.
The Cottagers, on the other hand, aim to build on the London derby win over Brentford. Fulham are more of a team than Crawley Town, and regardless of which players will be deployed in the starting XI, away triumph should be considered. Aleksandar Mitrovic should be rested against Crawley, while all Harry Wilson, Joe Bryan, Manor Solomon, and Neeskens Kebano are sidelined through injuries.
Highlighted Player (Kwesi Appiah ):
Born in Thamesmead, England on August 12, 1990, Kwesi Appiah is a professional footballer who plays for AFC Wimbledon in the League One. Due to his dual citizenship, Appiah is eligible to play for Ghana and he made his debut with the Black Stars in a 2-1 win over South Africa on January 27, 2015.
The pacey forward scored his first goal for the national team in a 3-0 win over Guinea on February 1, 2015. Appiah started his club career at Ebbsfleet United, but the list of clubs he played for is pretty long.
Appiah wore Peterborough United, Weymouth, King’s Lynn, Kettering Town, Brackley Town, Thurrock, Margate, Crystal Palace, Aldershot Town, Yeovil Town, Cambridge United, Notts County, Reading and Viking shirts before signing a permanent deal with AFC Wimbledon in 2017. His main position is centre-forward, but he is capable of producing fine performances as both second striker and left winger as well.
Highlighted Team (Fulham):
Fulham are a club from London that play in the Premier League. The capital club dropped to the English second tier at the end of the 2013/2014 Premier League campaign after failing to impress in the elite competition, but managed to return in season 2018/2019.
Fulham were founded in 1879 and they play their home matches at Craven Cottage. Fulham are the oldest-established club from the English capital to have played in the top flight.
Fulham finished the 2008/2009 Premier League campaign in seventh place in the standings and that is considered the team’s biggest success, speaking of their participation in the Premier League.
The Cottagers played in the Europa League twice and they did well to reach the FA Cup final in 1975, but they were beaten by their local rivals West Ham United in the title game (0-2). Chelsea are regarded as Fulham’s bitter rivals as well and the two teams take on each other in the North London derby.