Over 462,000 fans around the globe put their powers of prediction to the test with Play Predictor over the last season, as 21-year-old Ferdinand from Berlin, Germany beat the competition with an outstanding 1,698 points, winning a VIP matchday experience at Stamford Bridge on top of a VIP merchandise bundle for him and a friend. So how did he do it?
‘I would make sure I wouldn’t submit my predictions too early, to ensure if there were any changes to the team, or last minute injury news, I was prepared and on top of it,’ he explains.
‘I would always be looking at Chelsea’s next opponents and their statistics, how many goals they had conceded and shots they’d had. So that I could make the best prediction possible.