Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Southampton: Preview | Premier League 2020/21

Roshan Kumar
By Roshan Kumar
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Two teams beaming with ambition go head to head at Molineux on Monday, another late kick off to a Wolves game. Southampton are the visitors this time, a team that has exceeded expectations this season and found a new found fight. 

Free scoring Southampton face a resolute Wolverhampton Wanderers side, a game that both teams would see as an opportunity to move upwards in the Premier League Table. 

Nuno Espirito Santo will want a little more bite in attack from his Wolves side, they have scored the 4th least goals in the league this season. They will be looking to improve on that poor record in this game.

A stark contrast between the teams is their resilience. While Southampton have dropped the most points from winning positions since the start of last season Wolves have been the team to have dropped the fewest. Wolves will be looking to expose that weakness in Southampton keeping the pressure on the Saints throughout the game. Wolves would look to set the tempo for the game even if they go behind, knowing that Southampton are susceptible to conceding in the game.

Injury News: Wolves 

Wolves Portuguese internationals returned unscathed from international duty, although fatigue will be a cause of concern for Nuno. 

The Club will assess Conor Coady for a lack of Match fitness and Rayan Ait Nouri who suffered a muscle problem, Jonny remains a long-term absentee.

Injury News: Southampton 

James Ward-Prowse and Ryan Bertrand have both returned to training and will definitely be in contention for Monday’s game. 

Danny Ings remains sidelined following minor knee surgery.

Predicted Lineup: Wolves 

(3-4-3 Formation)

GK: Rui Patricio
Defense: Coady, Willy Boly, Max Kilman
Midfield: Nelson Semedo, Dendoncker, Ruben Neves, Romain Saiss
Forwards: Podence, Pedro Neto, Raul Jimenez 

Predicted Lineup: Southampton 

(Formation: 4-4-2)

GK: Alex McCarthy
Defense: Walker-Peters, Vestergaard, Jack Stephens, Jan Bednerek
Midfield: Ward-Prowse, Armstrong, Romeu, Djenepo
Strikers: Che Adams, Walcott 

Late Kick offs have been unpredictable affairs so far this Premier League season, will Wolves Vs Southampton continue the trend. 

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