With the race for top six seeming possible for Wolves, they will be looking to tighten the rope as they host side Newcastle United at the Molineux Stadium. The match is scheduled for 11th January with kickoff at 18:00 GMT.
Coach Nuno Santo has impressed many with his style of play. Currently, they are 7th on the table with 30 points tied with Tottenham. However, the squad have lost their last two away matches to Watford and Liverpool.
The resurgence of winger Adama Traore has peaked interest from top clubs such as Barcelona and Manchester United. Pep Guardiola has emerged as a fan of the young star who has impressed this season with his speed and strength.
Coach Steve Bruce is enjoying is stay in the Premier League since his comeback. Currently, Newcastle is 13th on the table with 25 points. Despite starting the season with controversies in the management, the club has picked up and proven to deserve a place at the Premier League.
Will Coach Nuno Santo continue with his fantastic home run wins or will Steve Bruce emerge as a thorn in the side’s flesh.
Wolves vs Newcastle Head to Head
Both sides have met ten times in league with Newcastle picking up four wins with Wolves contended with two wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Newcastle 1-1 Wolves
Wolves 1-1 Newcastle
Newcastle 1-2 Wolves
Wolves 0-1 Newcastle
Newcastle 2-0 Wolves
Newcastle 0-2 Wolves
Newcastle 2-2 Wolves
Wolves 1-2 Newcastle
Wolves Team News
There have been talks over the imminent exit of striker Patrick Cutrone with Fiorentina emerging as the potential side to sign the star. Center back Wily Boly is still unavailable for the clash due to injuries. The last time saw Doherty fill the centre space partnering with Conor Coady or Romain Saiss.
Newcastle United Team News
Forward Joelinton came under a lot of scrutinies following their 1-1 draw at the Rochdale. There have been rumors that Steve Bruce will leave the Brazilian after such attacks. To fill the space can be young star Gayle who has fallen out of favour ever since the arrival of the Brazilian.
Left-winger Saint-Maximin will be out after picking a hamstring injury which has ruled him out of seven matches. TO add to the injury woes is defensive midfielder Sung-Yong Ki and Jack Colback. On the risk of suspension includes defender Fabian Schar and Federico Fernandez.
Prediction and Odds
Newcastle has always had a way of getting past in the past. However, this is bound to change with the in-form squad at Wolves
Correct Score 2-2
Goals Over 2.5