Our prediction for this Scottish Premiership match:
Motherwell and Rangers face each other at Fir Park in the Premiership round 29. The Well aim to build on a 2-0 win over Ross County, and they must be high on spirits following their fine unbeaten run. A man to watch in the home team will be Kevin van Veen, who scored a brace against the Staggies, while all Mikael Mandron, Joseph Efford, and Nathan McGinley remain on the sidelines with injuries.
The Gers, on the other hand, faced no difficulties in the FA Cup triumph over Raith Rovers, but they have slim chances of winning the Premiership. Anyhow, the hope dies last, and we predict that the in-form capital club will prove their worth in Saturday’s clash. The likes of Kemar Roofe, Tom Lawrence, Filip Helander, and Nnamdi Ofoborh should miss out for the visiting side through different reasons, while Scott Arfield is pushing for a start.
Highlighted Player (Scott Arfield):
Despite being born in Dechmont, Scotland, Scott Arfield represents Canada on the international stage. Arfield, though, played for Scotland U19 and U21 teams in the past and he made one appearance for Scotland B as well. Scott’s father, though, was born in Toronto, Canada and that is the main reason why he decided to play for the Canada national football team.
The Burnley midfielder made his Canada debut on March 25, 2016 in a 3-0 loss to Mexico. Scott Arfield began his club career at Falkirk and he scored 13 goals in 108 appearances in the league for the Scottish club. In 2010 he signed a deal with Huddersfield Town and he played for the Terriers from until 2013.
As previously mentioned, Arfield currently wear’s Burnley shirt, meaning that he is enjoying the Premier League football. You should bear in mind that the Scottish midfielder netted one goal for Burnley in the 2016/2017 season. He found the net in a 2-1 win over Everton on October 10, 2016.
Highlighted Team (Motherwell):
Motherwell are professional football club that compete in the Scotland Premiership. The Steelmen play home games at Fir Park, the stadium which can hold up to 13,677 spectators, wearing amber and claret shirts.
White, on the other hand, is the dominant colour of the club’s away kit. Founded in 1886, Motherwell won their first domestic trophy in the 1931/32 season, leaving Scottish giants Rangers and Celtic behind them in the standings. Speaking of the Scottish Cup, the Steelmen have two titles in the cup competition. In the 1951/52 season, Motherwell defeated Dundee 4-0 in the Scottish Cup final, with the team repeating the success 39 years later as they outplayed Dundee United 4-3 in the title game.
The likes of Hamilton Academical and Airdrieonians are regarded as the club’s bitterest rivals. The games between these clubs are known as the Lanarkshire derby. Hughie Ferguson is leading the club’s all-time goal-scoring chart as he netted 284 goals for the Steelmen in league matches.