Our football match prediction:
West Ham United did not make a flying start to the season and, no doubt, they are desperate to pick up all three points from Monday’s football game against Huddersfield Town. The Hammers experienced all sorts of problems at the back in a 3-0 loss to Newcastle United at St. James’ Park and you should know that the capital club have already conceded 10 goals in the 2017/2018 Premier League campaign. West Ham will be without suspended attacker Marko Arnautovic against Huddersfield Town, but fellow summer signing Javier Hernandez is likely to prove a handful for the opposition defenders. The Terriers have been playing above expectations at the start of the season, but given the importance for the match for the Hammers, we predict that the hosts will give fans some cheer on Monday evening. It has been 45 years since the two teams last met in the English top flight. Back then West Ham recorded a 3-0 win over Huddersfield Town.
Highligted Player (Winston Reid):
Despite playing for Denmark youth teams in the past, Winston Reid decided to represent New Zealand at senior level. The prolific defender spent his youth career at Danish clubs Sonderborg and Midtjylland and he made his first appearance for the Midtjylland first team in the Royal League tournament against Valerenga. Winston Reid was making progress year by year and he was on West Ham’s radar during the 2009/2010 season. In the summer of 2010 (August) Reid signed a three-year deal with the Hammers and he made his Premier League debut in a 3-0 defeat to Aston Villa on August 14, 2010. However, the New Zealand defender made no more than 12 appearances for West Ham United in his first season for the capital club. To make things even worse for him, at the end of the 2010/2011 Premier League campaign the Hammers dropped to the Championship. You should bear in mind that Winston Reid played three games for New Zealand at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa and he scored a late equalizer in a 1-1 draw with Slovakia.
Highlighted Team (Huddersfield Town):
Back in 1926 Huddersfield Town became the first English club to win three straight domestic trophies. Since 1908 the Terriers were playing at Leeds Road, but in 1994 John Smith’s Stadium became home of Huddersfield Town. The club play in the English second tier (Championship) and the colour of the their home kit is blue and white (stripes). Huddersfield Town were founded in 1910 and just three years later they entered the Football League. In 1926 the Terriers won their last domestic trophy, but they did well to win the FA Cup title in 1920 as well. The club’s biggest rivals are Leeds United and it has to be noted that Huddersfield Town have better head-to-head record of the two teams. Bradford City are considered Huddersfield’s local rivals as well, but there are small rivalries with Barnsley, Halifax Town, Manchester City and Oldham Athletic. The club’s chairman is Dean Hoyle.