ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE
Kick Off: Wednesday, 3rd April at 12.15 am IST
Stadium: Vicarage Road stadium
Odds: Watford- 1.66, Fulham- 5.25, Draw: 4.2
English Premier League has reached the final quarter of the season, and the teams are still competing for a place in the UEFA competitions. The title race is likely to go to wire this season with Liverpool and Guardiola’s men fighting neck to neck. The picture is quite clear though at the bottom of the table. Huddersfield was relegated after their defeat against Crystal Palace last weekend. Fulham remains the second team on their way to tier two league of England next season. Javi Garcia’s men do have one last chance coming into this game, though. A defeat will ensure their relegation. Whereas if they could manage a draw, a miracle might redeem them from an exit. Watford will be eyeing the Europa League spot coming into this match.
The 19th position in the table speaks for Fulham’s form this season. The Cottagers have now lost all their previous six fixtures making it one of the most disappointing performances by any team this season. Watford has won two and lost three matches in the last five fixtures. This includes their unfortunate defeat against Manchester United in the weekend match. The Hornets lost by two goals to nil in spite of their excellent performance against the bizarre Red Devils. The Whites will be coming into this game after their much-anticipated defeat against the England Champions.
The two teams have met only three times in all competitions. Scott Parker’s team have never won a match against the Hornets. The match ended in a draw last time when these two teams met at Craven Cottage. Watford was unable to gain any advantage after their second-minute lead at an away game.
Watford: Foster, Janmaat, Kabasele, Hughes, Capoue, Pereyra, Deeney, Holebas, Britos, Deulofeu, Doucoure
Fulham: Chambers, Ream, Aguissa, Odoi, Seri, Cairney, Schurrle, Babel, Sessegnon, Rico, Bryan
The previous performances from both the teams make it an easy pick for the weekday premier league blast. Watford looks the most probable winner between the two. A win here will take them to 7th position (46 points) ahead of Everton, Leicester City, and the Wolves. This will absolutely serve a considerable help for the club from Vicarage Road for its Europa League aspirations. Fulham will hope to pull out some magic like the Foxes in the 2014-2015 season to survive the relegation battle.