Our football match prediction:
Turf Moor will host Saturday’s football game between Burnley and West Ham United. Burnley have been producing fine performances at the start of the season and they did well to beat Everton at Goodison Park in their last league match. The Clarets are undefeated in previous five league fixtures and it is no surprise they are seen as favourites to win Saturday’s match. Summer signing Chris Wood has already started paying off and the former Leeds United attacker, who scored for New Zealand in a 2-1 loss to Japan at the weekend, will be the man to watch in the home team. The Hammers, on the other hand, recorded a hard-fought win over Swansea City in their last league match, but seeing that the capital club struggle on the travels, we predict that Sean Dyche’s men will record their fourth win of the season.
Highlighted Player (Anders Lindegaard):
Anders Lindegaard is a Danish goalkeeper who plays for Preston North End. Lindegaard was born in Odense on 13 April, 1984 and he began his youth career in his home-town club Odense. In 2009 he joined Norwegian outfit Aalesund, where he was spotted by Manchester United scouts. Anders Lindegaard signed a three-and-a-half-year deal with the Red Devils on 27 November, 2010 and it has to be noted that he made 19 league appearances for the Old Trafford outfit. In 2015 he moved to West Bromwich Albion, but he did not make his WBA debut in the Premier League. After making 16 appearances for Preston in the 2015/2016 season, he signed a permanent deal with the Lilywhites on 2 July, 2016. Lindegaard made his Denmark debut on 7 September, 2010 in a Euro 2012 qualifier against Iceland. He did well to keep a clean sheet on his debut as Denmark defeat the Icelanders 1-0. In 2010 he was namer Danis Goalkeeper of the Year, but winning of the Premier League trophy (2012/2013) with Manchester United is considered his biggest success. He won the FA Community Shield with the Red Devils on two occasions (2011, 2013).
Highlighted Team (West Ham United):
West Ham United are an English football club based in East London. The club was founded in 1895 and it has to be noted that the club’s name was Thames Ironworks back then. The Hammers were playing their home games at Upton Park from 1904 until 2016, when they moved to the Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. West Ham have won three FA Cup trophies (1964, 1975 and 1980) and they were runners-up in 1923 and 2006. The capital club finished the 1985/1986 England first division campaign in third place in the standings and that is the club’s highest placing in the top flight. West Ham United have strong rivalries with fellow London clubs, but Tottenham Hotspur are considered the club’s main rivals. A number of top-class players were part of West Ham in the past and the likes of Joe Cole, Carlos Tevez, Paolo Di Canio, Paul Ince, Julian Dicks, Shaka Hislop, Michael Carrick and Slaven Bilic are some of them.