Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Southampton Preview – Premier League


Natalia Waters is one of Fluentsport's England League One experts covering most of the upcoming fixtures in the year.
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Wolverhampton Wanderers face Southampton in this Premier League clash.

When is the match, and kick off time?

The match is on Saturday 29th September 2018, and kicks off at 3:00pm 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 Southampton have an excellent record of defending those chances. Wolverhampton Wanderers won't be able to rely on their individual players in this game, as Southampton have been good at managing these threats in previous games. Southampton 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. Southampton 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 Southampton 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, Southampton 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 3 goals against West Ham United.

Squads

Wolverhampton Wanderers Southampton
Forwards Raúl Jiménez, Ivan Cavaleiro, Hélder Costa, Adama Traoré, Niall Ennis. Sam Gallagher, Marcus Barnes, Danny Ings, Shane Long, Charlie Austin, Michael Obafemi, Mohamed Elyounoussi.
Midfielders João Moutinho, Rúben Neves, Leander Dendoncker, Morgan Gibbs-White, Diogo Jota, Pedro Gonçalves, Sherwin Seedorf, Elliot Watt, Ryan John Giles, Pote. James Ward-Prowse, Oriol Romeu, Nathan Redmond, Pierre Emile Højbjerg, Josh Sims, Mario Lemina, Stuart Armstrong, Kayne Ramsey, Callum Slattery.
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. Matt Targett, Jannik Vestergaard, Maya Yoshida, Ryan Bertrand, Jack Stephens, Jan Bednarek, Alfie Jones, Yann Valery, Tyreke Johnson.
Goalkeepers Rui Patrício, John Ruddy, Will Norris. Angus Gunn, Fraser Forster, Alex McCarthy, Harry Lewis.
Staff Nuno Espírito Santo. Ralph Hasenhüttl, Kelvin Davis.

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