Fulham vs Sunderland
Stadium: Craven Cottage
Referee: Gavin Ward
Fulham will face Sunderland. Another confrontation between the clubs will take place in the fourth round of the FA Cup. The previous five face-to-face meetings in the capital of England were productive. Is it worth waiting for another total over?Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
In the previous round of the FA Cup, the team met no resistance on the road to Hull City and scored two unanswered goals. After that meeting, the Cottagers beat Chelsea at home in a rescheduled match of the seventh round of the EPL (2:1). However, the Londoners faced two more tough encounters against solid clubs. Fulham couldn't withstand a heavy schedule and lost to Newcastle United and Tottenham with the same score of 0:1. Currently, the team is seventh in the standings.
Sunderland also played away in the previous stage of the FA Cup. The team led by Tony Mowbray beat Shrewsbury (2:1). The club's last opponent on the eve of the trip to London was Middlesbrough. Sunderland managed to leave the team of Michael Carrick - a victory with a score of 2:0. Thanks to this result, Sunderland climbed to ninth place in the Championships standings.
Expert Betting Tips
After a successful period at Blackburn Rovers, Tony Mowbray now succeeds at the helm of Sunderland. After their return to the Championship, the team looks very decent and is close to the playoff zone. It is not ruled out that Sunderland could fight for the long-awaited return to the elite of English soccer. However, the difference in class with current Fulham is significant. The Londoners are the favorites, but an easy win for the hosts should not be expected. The representatives of the Champion's League will put up a fight, and the personal meeting of the teams at Craven Cottage will once again delight them with goals.