Wolverhampton Wanderers and Crystal Palace meet at Molineux Stadium, in a match for the 7th round of the Premier League. The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the home team, which in the last 4 matches won 2, tied 1 and lost 1. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 07-20-2020, ended with the victory of Wolverhampton Wanderers by (2‑0).
Wolverhampton Wanderers :
The home team is currently in 8th position, with 10 points won, after 3 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, they won away against Leeds United by (0‑1). In the last match, they tied at home against Newcastle United by (1‑1). In their last 10 home matches Wolverhampton Wanderers have 5 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 5 of the last 6 matches for this competition. In 15 games, he never got the comeback in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 20 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 7 of their 15 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).
Wolverhampton came to this day after a draw at home, by 1×1, in the reception against Newcastle: Wolverhampton had the advantage, but at minute 89 ‘they suffered the tying goal. The local team usually acts in a 5-2-3, in which the three pieces that will have the most offensive mission are Podence, Pedro Neto and Raúl Jiménez. The Wolverhampton city club, when investing in the offensive process, usually does so through the right flank, taking advantage of the depth offered by side Nélson Semedo. One of the great strengths of Wolverhampton is counterattacks and the team has expert players in this particular. Coach Nuno Espirito Santo should have only one absence for this game, due to injury: Jonny Otto.
Crystal Palace :
After 3 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses, the visiting team is currently in 7th position, with 10 points won. In their last match, they beat Fulham away by (1‑2), after having drawn at home in the previous match, in a match against Brighton & Hove Albion, by (1‑1). In their last 10 away matches Crystal Palace has recorded 4 wins and 6 losses. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 5 of the last 6 matches, so it has not presented great defensive strength, but its attack has scored regularly, since it has scored goals in 5 of the last 6 matches for this competition. In the last 5 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 4 of their 6 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).
Crystal Palace comes to this day motivated, after a victory away, by 1×2, in the visit to the Fulham stadium: Riedewald and Zaha scored the goals of the victory. The visiting team generally operates in a 4-4-2 tactical system, favoring a supported and consistent style of play. In this tactical drawing, the two men responsible for launching panic on the opponent’s defense are Zaha and Batshuayi. One of the main qualities of the team is the way its players manage to steal the ball from rivals. Coach Roy Hodgson must be very happy, as he will be able to count on all his players.