Our football match prediction:
Following a thrilling 4-3 win over ten-man Leeds United, Millwall will be aiming to book their place in the FA Cup last 16 with a win over Rochdale at the Den. The Lions rolled over Barnsley in the opening match of their FA Cup campaign and they are seen as hot favourites to win Saturday’s football game against the League One team. Rochdale, on the other hand, have been struggling in the League One this season and they have slim chances of securing the survival. Keith Hill’s men are on a four-game losing run in the league ahead of the trip to London and they are unlikely to spoil Millwall’s party at the Den. The Lions are a real force to be reckoned with at home and given Rochdale’s poor form, we predict that the Championship side will advance to the fifth round of the FA Cup without any difficulties.
Highlighted Player (Shaun Hutchinson):
Shaun Hutchinson is a professional footballer who plays for Milwall as a centre-back. Born in Newcastle upon Tyne (England) on November 23, 1990, he began his youth career at Wallsend Boys Club. In 2007 he moved to Motherwell and he made his first-team debut for the Scottish club on May 16, 2009 against Hamilton Academical. After making 121 appearances in the league for Motherwell, Shaun Hutchinson returned to England in 2014, signing a deal with Championship club Fulham. Hutchinson played no more than 30 games for the Cottagers before joining fellow capital club Millwall on June 21, 2016. He made his debut for the Lions against Peterborough United on August 16, 2016 and he has been playing for the club ever since. Shaun Hutchinson’s main position is centre-back, but he is capable of playing as a defensive midfielder as well. The Millwall defender has a contract with the club which expires on June 30, 2018 and it has to be noted that his preferred foot is left.
Highlighted Team (Millwall):
Based in Bermonsdey, South East London, Millwall are a football club whose supporters have often been associated with hooliganism. West Ham United are considered the club’s biggest rivals and there have always been fireworks in clashes between the two teams. The Lions share rivalry with Charlton as well and the two teams first met back in 1921. The Den is Milwall’s home ground at the capacity of the stadium, which was opened in 1993, is 20.146. The capital club did well to make it to the 2003/2004 FA Cup final, but Premier League giants Manchester United proved to be a big catch for the Lions. The Red Devils won the game 3-0, but despite suffering the heavy loss in the title game, Milwall booked their place in the UEFA Cup. However, Ferencvaros of Hungary proved to be a big catch for the English outfit in the two-legged tie. Australia international Tim Cahill is considered one of the most notable footballers who whore Millwall shirt (1998-2004).