Return Fixture Sees Liverpool Face Wolverhampton Wanderers

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Wolverhampton Wanderers travel to Anfield to face Liverpool in this Season’s second meeting between the two sides, hopeful of returning home with points.

Liverpool will travel to Wolves, hoping to take points from their higher ranked opponents.

This season’s Premier League campaign, has so far seen Liverpool achieve 89 points

Liverpool have dropped all six points in their last two games, a disappointing run of form, which Jurgen Klopp will be keen to turn around in this fixture.

Also, Liverpool keep finding ways to win, having secured 15 victories in their last 17 meetings is astonishing this season, a rich vein of form that has drastically improved their Premier League position. Their position is second in the League and they have 89 points, that is, 27W, 2L and 8D having won 27 fixtures, drawn eight matches, and lost two games.

Liverpool have won 14 games and drawn four matches of their 18 League matches at home this season.

Winning this fixture will see Liverpool on 92 points.

Good atacking and defensive team

Liverpool have conceded 25 goals so far, so their defence can be considered to be strong. They have a good scoring rate of 91 goals (86 from open play and five penalties). This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Sadio Mane (7), Mohamed Salah (6), and Diogo Jota (5).

Liverpool may have to resort to second choice players, given the number of first choice players that are now unavailable through injury, illness or suspension.

Wolverhampton Wanderers have 51 points to their name, going into this tie

Wolves’s pride is now at stake, as they will not wish for another successive poor result. They recently drew 1-1 away to Norwich City, which followed the loss to Manchester City. They will be eager to improve in this next fixture.

Also, Wolves have now lost eight of their last 13 games, a worrying statistic that has to be addressed by Manager Bruno Lage. With 51 points, they currently sit eighth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 15 wins, 16 losses and 6 draws having won 15 matches, drawn six games, and lost 16 matches.

Wolves’ away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Liverpool. In the 18 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won eight games, drawn three fixtures, and lost seven meetings.

A victory for Wolverhampton Wanderers would put them on 54 points.

Wolves are likely to be missing four of their key players when they start Sunday’s game, due to injury and illness.

Liverpool v Wolverhampton Wanderers – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels Liverpool and Wolves have faced each other 17 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Liverpool’s favour (12 – 3). In addition, Liverpool are unbeaten in their last twelve of the previous 17 meetings played against Wolves. December 2021 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Wolverhampton Wanderers took all three points winning 0-1 away.

Players to watch

For Liverpool, Sadio Mane scoredseven goals and provided one assist in 37 League matches this Premier League Season, while Ruben Neves, one of their best scorers, has nettedthree goals in 37 League fixtures so far for Wolves.

Other standout players for Liverpool are Mohamed Salah and Diogo Jota with six goals and five goals respectively and for Wolves are Raul Jimenez and Conor Coady with three goals and three goals respectively.