Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal meet at Molineux Stadium, in a match for the 31st round of the Premier League. In the last direct match for this edition of the league, on 11-11-2018, the two teams tied (1-1). the Arsenal presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor, so that in this game the home factor may be decisive.
The home team is currently in the 7 th position of the league, with 44 points won, after 12 wins, 8 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Cardiff City, by (2-0). In the last match, they tied in an away match against Chelsea, by (1-1). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive levels in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 5 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses in away matches, with 18 goals scored and 17 conceded; against 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses at their stadium, with 23 goals scored and 19 conceded. In the last 10 home league matches Wolverhampton Wanderers has a record of 5 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses, so they have won 16 points out of 30 possible. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 0-0 (6 out of 15 matches). They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. There is a tendency for goals in their home matches, as 14 of the last 15 matches they have played for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 30 matches in this competition, he only managed 2 comebacks in the 16 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 15 home matches for this competition there are 2 periods that stand out: they scored 9 of their 22 goals between minutes (76′-90 ‘); He suffered 7 of his 19 goals between the minutes (16’-30 ‘).
The Wolverhampton part for this game with a tie, to zero, in the reception to Brighton, totaling in this way the second meeting followed without winning in this English championship. It should be noted that the landlords are already in a comfortable position in the qualifying table. Despite playing at home, Wolverhampton should give possession to Arsenal, looking for counterattacks to create danger: Jonny Castro offers great depth to his team. On the other hand, Rubén Neves is a fundamental piece in this team, being the owner of great vision of the game and quality of the pass. On the other hand, Raúl Jiménez is the great scorer of this team, with 12 goals scored. For this game coach Nuno Espírito Santo can count on all his players.
After 18 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses, the away team is currently in the 4 th position, with 60 points won. In the last match, they have won at home against Manchester United by (2-0), after in the previous match they have tied tied in an away match against Tottenham Hotspur, by (1-1). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses in away matches; against 12 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses at their stadium. In their last match, for the UEFA Europa League, they got a home win against Rennes by (3-0). In the last 10 away league matches Arsenal has won 2, tied 4 and lost 4, thus conceding 10 points out of 30 possible. In their home league matches the most frequent final result at halftime was 1-1 (5 out of 14 matches). They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 11 of the last 14 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 30 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 10 times and only managed 2 comebacks.
The team of Unai Emery arrives at this unmotivated game, after having lost, by 2-3, in the reception to the Crystal Palace, losing in this way the opportunity to reach the third position in the qualifying table: the goals of the team were marked by Ozil and Aubameyang. Without big surprises, Arsenal must opt for a dominating strategy, looking to attack their opponent in a more organized way. However, in some moments of the game he must act only in counterattack, transition in which he is very competent. The Gabonese Aubameyang is the best marker of this formation in the championship, with 19 goals scored. For this game the coach does not have Sokratis, suspended, in addition to Ramsey, Xhaka, Welbeck, Bellerin and Holding, all with physical problems.