Wolverhampton Wanderers and West Ham United face at Molineux Stadium, in a match for the 15th round of the Premier League. The history of recent direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 2 wins and 1 loss in the last 3 games. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 29-01-2019, ended with the victory of Wolverhampton Wanderers by (3‑0). Despite being a match between 6th and 13th of the table, it is actually a confrontation between the 13th classified in home games and the 8th as a visitor.
The home team is currently in the 6th position, with 20 points won, after 4 wins, 8 draws and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, he won out against AFC Bournemouth by (1-2). In the last game, he tied at home against Sheffield United by (1‑1). This is a team little affected by the home factor, since it conquered similar results at home and abroad. For the championship, Wolverhampton Wanderers conquered 10 points in 21 possible, after 2 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss in the last 7 games he played in his stadium.
For this competition, he does not lose 9 games ago. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 games, so he has not presented great defensive strength, but his attack has scored regularly, since he always scored at least one goal in the last 10 games for this competition. In 14 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 8 times and never got the comeback.
Wolverhampton comes to this match after a 1-1 draw with Sheffield United, adding the ninth consecutive day without tasting the bitter taste of the Premier League defeat: Doherty scored the team’s only goal. In this game against West Ham United, coach Nuno Espírito Santo should favor the maintenance of possession of the ball and organized attacks, especially through the flanks: Diogo Jota is very fast and competent to take the ball to attack. Mexican forward Raúl Jiménez is the top scorer of Wolverhampton, with 6 goals scored. Out of this game are Boly, Gibbs-White and Bennett, all with physical problems.
West Ham United :
The visiting team is currently in 13th position, with 16 points won, after 4 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost at home against Tottenham Hotspur by (2‑3). In the last game, he won out against Chelsea by (0-1). This is a team that usually conquers more positive results as a visitor than at home, since it conquered 9 points out and 7 in its stadium, with 7 goals scored and 9 suffered as a visitor, against 10 goals scored and 14 suffered at home. In its last 7 away matches for the championship, West Ham United records 2 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses, so it won 9 points in 21 possible. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 14 games in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 5 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 10 home games for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he scored 5 of his 9 goals between minutes (61′-75 ‘).
West Ham United comes to this match after a 0-1 victory, returning to wins after seven consecutive games without a victory in the Premier League: Cresswell was the great hero by scoring the only goal of the match. Keep in mind that visitors have won only 2 of their 7 games away from home. In this away game, coach Manuel Pellegrini should play 4-4-2, for the benefit of the organization of his block and rapid transitions across the flanks. Sebastian Haller is West Ham United’s top scorer in this competition, with 4 goals scored. Outside of this game are Fabianski, Lanzini and Wilshere, all with physical problems.