Thursday, April 22

Wolves vs Leeds: Preview and Team News

Wolves welcome Leeds United to Molineux on Friday night. Wolverhampton Wanderers will try to make it back-to-back wins in the Premier League.

On the back of a 2-1 win at Southampton on Sunday, Nuno Espirito Santo’s side will enter the contest. While Leeds suffered a 4-2 loss to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on the same afternoon.

Nuno’s team will enter this game on Sunday from the back of a moral-boosting win over Southampton. Goals from Ruben Neves and Pedro Neto turning the contest around in the second period was indeed a morale boosting match. And for the first time since October, the hosts will now be looking to make it successive league victories. In all competitions, Wolves have actually won their last four games with Leeds. This includes a 1-0 success in the reverse fixture back in October, when Raul Jimenez scored the competition’s only goal.

Leeds will enter the competition on Friday from the back of a 4-2 defeat at Arsenal on Sunday. The Whites were actually 4-0 behind at the Emirates Stadium early in the second period before scoring twice late through Pascal Struijk and Helder Costa. Currently, Marcelo Bielsa’s side is one spot above Wolves in the table. They sit 11th, picking up 32 points from their 23 games and moving back above Arsenal to 10th with a Molineux victory.

Wolves will be without Daniel Podence, Willy Boly and Jimenez. While Leeds will be without Gaetano Berardi, Rodrigo Moreno, Adam Forshaw, Ian Poveda and Robin Koch through injury. Kalvin Phillips also remains unavailable due to a calf problem

Wolverhampton Wanderers possible starting lineup: Patricio; Dendoncker, Coady, Saiss; Semedo, Neves, Moutinho, Jonny; Traore, Willian Jose, Neto

Leeds United possible starting lineup: Meslier; Shackleton, Ayling, Cooper, Alioski; Raphinha, Dallas, Struijk, Klich, Harrison; Bamford

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