Wolverhampton Wanderers hosts Leicester City at the Molineux in a first match from the 26th round
Wolverhampton Wanderers hosts Leicester City at the Molineux in a first match from the 26th round of the Premier League. Here are our English Premier League predictions for this fixture, let’s get to work.
With just one win in their last five matches in the league, Wolves understand the importance of winning this game. At this moment Nuno Santo’s team is 9th in the league with 35 points, but on a catchable distance from the 5th Sheffield United – just four points. If they make an effort strong enough, Wolverhampton might improve their position in the standings.
In the previous round Wolverhampton Wanderers made their 11th draw for the season in the Premier League. Wolves had a visit to Manchester United at the Old Trafford, which ended without any goals scored – 0-0.
Wolverhampton’s manager Nuno Santo has the luck to have an almost full squad for the next match. One of the exceptions is the Portuguese defender Ruben Vinagre, who is still recovering.
For Leicester City every game is one more step towards their return to the Champions League. Right now the Foxes are third in the Premier League with 49 points, being 10 points ahead of the 5th Sheffield United. Their place in the Top 4 is still not guaranteed, but they can make some important steps towards this goal.
In the previous round of the league Leicester City also made a draw. The Foxes had a home game against Chelsea, which ended 2-2 at the King Power. Harvey Barnes and Ben Chilwell scored for Brendan Rodgers’ team.
In these English Premier League predictions we would warn you that this match at the Molineux looks incredibly competitive to us. Both teams have enough arguments to win and both teams have the quality needed to do it. On a first glance the draw looks very possible in this first game from the 26th round of the league.