EPL: Wolves vs Arsenal




Arsenal are not in good form in recent matches in the English Premier League. Therefore, the trip to the opponent Wolverhampton in the upcoming round of 24 is considered extremely difficult for the Gunners. Because coach Bruno Lage’s army is not too strong, but they are not a team that is easily bullied, especially when playing at home.

The 2-1 win over Brentford in the recent round is Wolverhampton’s 5th consecutive unbeaten match in the English Premier League. Although they are ranked 8th in the rankings, the Wolves are only 2 points behind the Top 6. Moreover, the home team of Molineux is not a team that is easily bullied. The evidence is that in the last 12 matches in all competitions, coach Bruno Lage’s army only received 3 defeats and all three of those defeats were with close scores.

This season, Wolverhampton showed no fear in front of the big guys. They used to make Liverpool or Manchester City break a new sweat and only lost a close score. In addition, the Wolves also defeated strong opponents like Manchester United with a score of 1-0 even though they had to be guests at Old Trafford.

With Arsenal, the team led by Mikel Arteta still shows its lack of stability in the English Premier League in recent times. After 4 such victories, there was a draw and a disappointing defeat against Burnley and Manchester City. With only 1 point obtained after 2 rounds, the Gunners were taken 4th place by Manchester United, with 36 points and 2 points worse. Like the previous 0-0 draw with Burnley, Mikel Arteta is likely to still launch the quartet Alexandre Lacazette, Gabriel Martinelli, Martin Odegaard and Bukayo Saka to play from the start.

In terms of speed and technique, this quartet has plenty of space, but in a game where Wolverhampton is ready to play dead for 1 point, the names above hardly have space to promote their strengths. In addition, in the last 2 encounters with the Wolves, Arsenal have never overcome this opponent with a score difference. Especially last season, the Gunners were also powerless to beat this opponent when they lost 1-2 at Molineux and also had a 1-2 defeat at Emirates.

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