Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Burnley Preview – Premier League


Michael King is one of Fluentsport's Premier League experts covering most of the upcoming fixtures in the year.
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Wolverhampton Wanderers face Burnley in this Premier League clash.

When is the match, and kick off time?

The match is on Sunday 16th September 2018, and kicks off at 1:30pm UK time. The venue for the match is Molineux Stadium (Wolverhampton, West Midlands).

Tactics

It would be wise for Wolverhampton Wanderers to play intricately and avoid taking too many shooting chances at range, as Burnley have an excellent record of defending those chances. Burnley may not be able to play their usual style of possession football, as Wolverhampton Wanderers have shown a good ability to steal from the opposition. Wolverhampton Wanderers will need to be creative with their attacking chances, as Burnley are good at defending attacking through balls. Burnley will hope that Wolverhampton Wanderers attack wide so they can prevent danger with their superior defence on the wings. Wolverhampton Wanderers should be able to pick up some extra possession as they have performed better than Burnley in the air.

Current form

Wolverhampton Wanderers are in good form having won most of their last 5 games. In their last game, they won by 1 goal against Fulham. Meanwhile, Burnley are in average form having had mixed results from their previous 5 fixtures, and will be looking to improve this time around. In their last game, they lost by 2 goals against Everton.

Squads

Wolverhampton Wanderers Burnley
Forwards Raúl Jiménez, Ivan Cavaleiro, Hélder Costa, Adama Traoré, Niall Ennis. Matěj Vydra, Peter Crouch, Ashley Barnes, Jon Walters, Chris Wood, Ntumba Massanka.
Midfielders João Moutinho, Rúben Neves, Leander Dendoncker, Morgan Gibbs-White, Diogo Jota, Pedro Gonçalves, Sherwin Seedorf, Elliot Watt, Ryan John Giles, Pote. Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson, Christian N'Guessan, Steven Defour, Jeff Hendrick, Ashley Westwood, Jack Cork, Aaron Lennon, Dwight McNeil, Josh Benson.
Defenders Romain Saïss, Matt Doherty, Kortney Hause, Conor Coady, Ryan Bennett, Willy Boly, Ruben Vinagre, Dominic Iorfa, Ethan Ebanks-Landell, Max Kilman, Jonny Castro, Cameron John. James Tarkowski, Ben Gibson, Benjamin Mee, Stephen Ward, Matthew Lowton, Kevin Long, Robbie Brady, Charlie Taylor, Phil Bardsley, Anthony Driscoll-Glennon.
Goalkeepers Rui Patrício, John Ruddy, Will Norris. Joe Hart, Nick Pope, George McMahon, Tom Heaton, Adam Legzdins, Anders Lindegaard.
Staff Nuno Espírito Santo. Sean Dyche.

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