Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Leicester City prediction, preview, group news and more|Premier League 2020-21
Wolverhampton Wanderers are set to play host to Leicester City on Sunday at the Molineux Stadium for their latest English Premier League component.
Wolverhampton Wanderers enter this game on the back of a 2-1 win over nine-man Arsenal on Tuesday at the Molineux Stadium. Objectives from Portugal internationals Ruben Neves and Joao Moutinho guaranteed victory for Nuno Espirito Santo’s side. Opponent Nicolas Pepe scored the alleviation objective for Arsenal, who had experienced Brazilian centre-back David Luiz and goalkeeper Bernd Leno dispatched.
Leicester City, on the other hand, beat Scott Parker’s Fulham 2-0 on Wednesday at Craven Cottage. First-half objectives from Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho and flexible protector James Justin secured the win for Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester City.
In 11 head-to-head encounters between the 2 sides, the record is fairly even. Wolverhampton Wanderers have won 3 games, lost four and drawn four.
The two clubs last faced each other last year in the English Premier League, with Leicester City beating Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0. A first-half charge from knowledgeable striker Jamie Vardy sealed the offer for the Foxes.
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Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo will be unable to call upon the services of experienced Brazilian left-back Marcal, young French left-back Rayan Ait-Nouri, Mexican striker Raul Jimenez and Spanish full-back Jonny, who are all nursing injuries. There are doubts over the availability of Morocco international Romain Saiss.
Meanwhile, Leicester City will be without Belgian midfielder Dennis Praet, gifted young centre-back Wesley Fofana and veteran centre-back Wes Morgan. There are doubts over the accessibility of star striker Jamie Vardy, Belgian full-back Timothy Castagne and Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi.
Wolverhampton Wanderers Anticipated XI (4-2-3-1): Rui Patricio, Nelson Semedo, Conor Coady, Willy Boly, Max Kilman, Ruben Neves, Joao Moutinho, Adama Traore, Daniel Podence, Pedro Neto, Willian Jose
Leicester City Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Kasper Schmeichel, Ricardo Pereira, Jonny Evans, Caglar Soyuncu, James Justin, Youri Tielemans, Hamza Choudhury, Ayoze Perez, James Maddison, Harvey Barnes, Kelechi Iheanacho
Wolverhampton Wanderers have actually not delighted in the very best of seasons so far. They are 14th in the league table, and have won only one of their last 5 league games. The lack of star striker Raul Jimenez due to injury has not helped, and the addition of Brazilian striker Willian Jose in January might show to be crucial.
Leicester City, on the other hand, are 3rd in the league table, and have been in good kind. In spite of missing players like Jamie Vardy and Wilfred Ndidi the Foxes handled to beat Fulham. Protector James Justin has developed himself as a key cog in the very first XI.
Wolves have struggled this season, and the Foxes might simply have enough to accomplishment here.
Prediction: Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-1 Leicester City