Premier League – Season Continues – Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester City on Match-day 8
This Saturday sees Wolves go head to head with Man City at Molineux Stadium – Kick-off 12:30pm GMT.
Man City go to Molineux Stadium with Champion’s League dreams for next season very much alive. They currently sit in second as they take on fourteenth placed Wolves.
Wolverhampton Wanderers’ campaign so far has seen them accrue six points this season
With a win in their previous game, (1-0) against Southampton, Wolves will likely be in a positive frame of mind.
Also, with three draws in five matches, Wolves need to develop a strategy for getting over the line in games. Now they have 1 matches won, 2 games lost and 3 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in fourteenth place, with a total of six points having won one game, drawn three matches, and lost two games.
When Wolves host Man City, they will do so on the back of one victory and two draws on their own ground.
Winning this fixture will see Wolverhampton Wanderers on 9 points.
A solid defensive team
Wolves’s defence has been rock solid so far, only conceding four goals in their previous fixtures. This has been a poor season for them so far in terms of goals scored, with a total of three. However, their stand-out attacking players have been Daniel Podence (2), Rayan Ait-Nouri (1), and Ruben Neves (1).
Wolves’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Bruno Lage, ahead of this Saturday’s fixture against their opponents.
Manchester City’s Premier League season, has so far seen them gain 14 points, going into this game
Following a 1-1 draw against Aston Villa, Man City will be hoping for more.
Also, Man City keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last six meetings is astonishing this season, contributed significantly to their rise up the table. They currently stand second in the League, with 14 points for a total of 4 wins, 0 losses and 2 draws having won four games and drawn two matches.
Man City have won one game and drawn two fixtures of their three League matches away from home this season.
Manchester City will see 17 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Man City are missing two players through injury or illness. This will affect Pep Guardiola’s selection choices significantly.
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester City – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels the clubs have already met each other 27 times with the record being 13 victories and five draws for Wolves. Further, Wolves recent form against Man City has been outstanding, winning on five out of the last six meetings. May 2022 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Manchester City took all three points winning 1-5 away.