Final Up to date on 17 Mar 2022 6:44 pm (UK Time)
Leeds United shall be seeking to make it back-to-back wins within the Premier League for the primary time this season once they head to Molineux on Friday to tackle Wolverhampton Wanderers.
The hosts Wolves presently discover themselves in 8th place and simply 5 factors off a Champions League place. They arrive off the again of a 1-0 win away to Everton the place former Liverpool academy product Conor Coady was on the rating sheet.
As for the guests, Jesse Marsch picked up his first win answerable for Leeds United because of a stoppage time winner from 19-year-old Joe Gelhardt. It was an necessary win for the Yorkshire membership who discover themselves simply 4 factors above the relegation zone.
Wolves group information and predicted line up
Wolves will once more be with out the companies of Nelson Semedo and Ki-Jana Hoever for Friday’s contest, whereas Bruno Lage might want to make late checks on Hwang Hee-chan and Pedro Neto.
The house facet are anticipated to modify again to a 3-4-3 formation for this recreation, with Daniel Podence and Neto doubtlessly coming into the assault alongside Raul Jimenez.
(3-4-3 formation) Sa, Kilman, Coady, Saiss, Jonny, Neves, Moutinho, Ait-Nouri, Podence, Jimenez, Neto
Leeds group information and predicted line up
Tyler Roberts and Junior Firpo are out by damage, whereas Rodrigo is a doubt attributable to a thigh downside. Kalvin Phillips and Liam Cooper are each again in coaching forward of the match.
Rodrigo’s potential absence may see Mateusz Klich pushed ahead right into a extra attacking place, with Robin Koch returning in central midfield alongside Adam Forshaw.
(4-2-3-1 formation) Meslier, Ayling, Llorente, Struijk, Dallas, Koch, Forshaw, James, Klich, Raphinha, Bamford
- The fixture earlier within the season resulted in a 1-1 draw. A 94th minute penalty from Rodrigo cancelled out Hee-Chan Hwang’s early strike.
- Wolves are unbeaten within the earlier six matches in opposition to Leeds with the away sides final victory relationship again to October 2016.
- There was lower than 2.5 targets in 5 out of the final seven conferences.
- Wolves have scored the primary objective in 5 out of their final seven Premier League matches.
- Leeds have conceded the primary objective in six out of their final seven Premier League matches.
- Leeds are presently with out a clear sheet in any of their final 16 matches.
How one can watch
For followers unable to make the journey to the Molineux Stadium, they are going to nonetheless be capable of watch the sport reside on Sky Sports activities Important Occasion with kick off at 8pm.
Wolves have grow to be a tough to facet to interrupt down and have conceded the fourth least targets within the league. Nevertheless, scoring has been the issue for Lage’s facet who’ve solely managed 29 of their 29 matches.
The guests have struggled on their travels this season and have solely picked up two away wins. They’ve additionally conceded essentially the most targets within the league and have the second worst objective distinction.
We predict a good affair between the 2 sides however a house victory shall be on the playing cards.
Wolves 2-0 Leeds United