Very close to securing his place in the Championship playoffs final, the English Premier League, for a place in the Premier League, Fulham will host Cardiff this Thursday, July 30, at the Craven Cottage stadium in London.
It is the return game of the semifinals. The start is scheduled for 3:45 pm (Brasília time).
On Monday, July 27, in Wales, the Londoners scored 2 to 0. In this way, they will advance in the dispute to achieve the right to return to England’s football elite in the event of a new victory, draw or defeat by one goal margin.
The Welsh are left to win by two goals difference, as long as they make at least three goals.
In case of returning the marker, they will cause an extension.
If there is a tie in overtime, the final resource for a tiebreaker is the penalty shootout.
Fulham did not appear to be playing away from home on Monday. He controlled the ball possession (63% of the time), created more finishing opportunities (13 to 6) and hit the target on more occasions than the home team (4 to 3).
Thus, the advantage gained was justified.
The result extended his unbeaten streak to eight games (six wins and two draws).
The team, which fell from the Premier League last season, had already started a performance trajectory already in the final stretch of the Championship regular season, in which they finished in fourth place by accumulating 81 points (23 wins, 12 draws and 11 losses).
Fulham’s performance as principal was even slightly superior. He came in third in the ranking of home owners of the Second Division of the English Championship.
He won 47 points (15 wins, two draws and six losses) in the 23 games he played at Craven Cottage, scoring 40 goals and conceding 26.
Cardiff ended the Championship’s regular season in fifth place. He added 73 points (19 wins, 16 draws and 11 losses).
So you have to define your future at the opponent’s stadium.
As a visitor, his performance was even lower. It presented the ninth best campaign in the ranking of this item of the Second Division of the English Championship.
He won 31 points (eight wins, seven draws and eight losses) in column two, having scored 33 goals and conceded 37.
In the final stretch of the tournament, however, he showed an upward trajectory in games as a visitor.
In the last five games he managed to win in four.
It was a decisive factor for him to qualify for the playoffs.
Football Prediction of the Day Fulham vs Cardiff
The great superiority in the first leg makes the prognosis for the success of Fulham over Cardiff in the return game of the semifinals of the Championship playoffs, the Second Division of the English Championship, be the best guess for this Thursday’s match.
Bet Tips: Fulham