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The Premier League tie at Molineux Stadium on Friday sees home side Wolves lock horns with Leeds United.
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Wolves, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 1-2 Premier League success against Southampton.
In that match, Wolverhampton Wanderers had 49% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. For Wolverhampton Wanderers, the scorers were Rúben Neves (53') and Pedro Neto (66'). At the other end, Southampton got 7 shots at goal with 3 on target. Danny Ings (25') scored for Southampton.
Wolverhampton Wanderers haven’t exactly had impressive attacking statistics in recent times. Their sum of goals equals just 4 vs opposition teams during their previous six matches. In those meetings, Wolves have also seen the tally of goals against them total 5.
Looking at their past form shows that Wolverhampton Wanderers:
- have not lost a league tie with Leeds United in their previous 4 games.
- are undefeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Arsenal in Premier League action, Leeds United and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that game, Leeds United managed 55% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. For Leeds United, the scorers were Pascal Struijk (58') and Hélder Costa (69'). Arsenal had 13 shots at goal with 5 on target. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (13', 41', 47') and Héctor Bellerín (45') scored for Arsenal.
The numbers tell their own story, and Leeds United have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 9 goals in total. At the back, The Whites have seen their frailties exposed. Let’s find out whether or not that trend will be continued on into this next match.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head to head clashes stretching back to 19/04/2016 tells us that Wolves have won 4 of these games and Leeds United 2, with the number of drawn results being 0.
A sum of 14 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 10 from Wolves and 4 netted by The Whites. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.33.
The last league clash between these clubs was Premier League match day 5 on 19/10/2020 which ended up with the score at Leeds United 0-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers.
In that match, Leeds United had 67% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target.
On the other side, Wolverhampton Wanderers had 7 shots at goal with 3 on target. Raúl Jiménez (70') scored.
The match was refereed by David Coote.
Team News: Wolves
Daniel Podence (Tear in the abductor muscle), Willy Boly (Knock), Raúl Jiménez (Fractured Skull) and Renat Dadashov (Cruciate Ligament Injury) will be missing for Wolves gaffer Nuno Espírito Santo.
Team News: Leeds United
Leeds Utd manager Marcelo Bielsa has some current player fitness concerns. Ian Poveda (Ankle Injury), Robin Koch (Knee Injury), Rodrigo (Groin Injury), Kalvin Phillips (Calf Injury), Adam Forshaw (Hip Injury) and Diego Llorente (Hamstring Injury) miss out here.
We’ve got the feeling that Leeds United and Wolves should both be able to find the back of the net here although it’s difficult to select a clear winner.
Shouldn’t be much in it, and a draw looks quite a realistic result. That’s why our selection here is for a tight encounter with a 1-1 draw at the end of the match.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Molineux Stadium (32,050)
Captain: Conor Coady
Chairman: Jeff Shi
Manager: Nuno Espírito Santo
Competitions: Premier League position 14
🔑 Key Player: Rúben Neves
Customarily taking to the field in the Centre Midfield position, Rúben Neves was born in Mozelos, Portugal. After having played his first senior match for Porto in the 2014 - 2015 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has hit 4 league goals in this Premier League 2020 - 2021 campaign so far coming from a total of 23 appearances.