A seemingly one-sided encounter will play out when top-of-the-table
Wolverhampton Wanderers (W2, D1, L2) welcome a relegation-threatened,
twenty-third-placed Burton Albion (W1, D1, L3) to Molineux Stadium.
Wolves vs Burtonsbf888官网登录。Wolves (79pts) are ahead of the pack by three points with their closest
rivals (Cardiff) just one win from the top. Whilst they have exceeded
expectations this season, away losses to promotion-rivals Aston Villa
and Derby, and a home 2-2 home draw to Norwich have dented their
Burton have spent most of the season defending their Championship
status. Never climbing above 19th, Nigel Clough will try to rally his
depleted squad to replicate their 2016/17 2-1 victory over their local
rivals. Burton fans are buoyed by their teams recent win over
relegation-rivals Barnsley, as well as their well-earned point at home
to Bristol City.
The reverse fixture saw Wolves hammer Burton 4-0 at the Pirelli Stadium,
with Diogo Jota opening the scoring – the thirteen-goal Atletico Madrid
loanee is unlikely to feature after sustaining an ankle injury in Wolves
3-0 midweek win over Reading.
With many injuries and frustration building, will we see a win-needy
Wolves rout a tired looking Burton? Or can Nigel Clough mastermind
another unexpected result with his rumoured 5-4-1 formation?
Key players: Former Monaco striker Ivan Cavaleiro is rumoured to get a
start, following Jotas ankle injury and will be keen to add to his eight
Liam Boyces recent return from injury has warranted a call-up for
international duty for Northern Ireland – he will undoubtedly try and
repay both managers faith with a goal.
Stat attack: Referee for the match is Geoff Eltringham who has awarded
109 yellow and two red cards in 28 games officiated this season.
The Brewers (BUR) last seven fixtures have seen under 3.5 goals – in
addition, they havent scored in four games.
Wolves have problems breaking down teams who play three or five at the
back and have registered four league draws against teams who do so.
玩法 主队 指数 客队 让分 狼队(0.85) 球半 伯顿(1.05)