Desperate to bounce again from final Monday’s 3-Zero defeat away at Manchester Metropolis, Wolves might be looking for a victory that will see them leapfrog opponents Leicester within the Premier League desk.
Nuno Espirito Santo’s males at the moment occupy a reputable 11th place within the desk, since returning to England’s high division this marketing campaign. The reverse fixture this season got here in spherical two, as ten-man Leicester overcame their midlands rivals 2-Zero on the King Energy Stadium.
Willy Boly’s pink card towards Metropolis means Santo might want to reshuffle his pack, with the Frenchman suspended for Saturday’s early kick off towards the Foxes.
Here is a have a look at how they may line up.
1. Goalkeeper & Defenders
Rui Patricio (GK) – Since becoming a member of the membership in the summertime, Patricio has established himself as one of many division’s best goalkeepers and has featured in each minute of Wolves’ Premier League marketing campaign.
Matt Doherty (RB) – Certainly one of Wolves’ most spectacular performers to date this season, Doherty has three objectives and 4 assists in 22 league appearances.
Ryan Bennett (CB) – One other spectacular performer in what has been a powerful season for Wolves, Bennett has featured prominently alongside his fellow defenders.
Conor Coady (CB) – The ex-Liverpool man has been one other ever current for the membership this time period, attracting consideration from different Premier League sides for his stable shows.
Romain Saiss (CB) – The Moroccan has stuffed in when wanted this season, each in central defence and defensive midfield, and can seemingly exchange the suspended Boly.
Jonny Castro (LB) – The versatile Spaniard has managed to determine himself within the facet extra regularly in current weeks, incomes Santo’s approval along with his combative performances.
Ruben Neves (CM) – His popularity for scoring wonderful objectives has failed to come back to gentle within the Premier League this yr, with three in all competitions, but his vary of passing and work ethic have greater than made up for his lack of objectives.
Joao Moutinho (CM) – The 32-year-old has shaped a partnership along with his fellow Portuguese Neves within the coronary heart of Wolves’ midfield this marketing campaign and might be hoping for a equally robust hyperlink up on Saturday.
Diogo Jota (RF) – As one among three forwards, Jota might be tasked with dropping deep to search out areas in between the traces through which he can feed each the wing backs and his fellow forwards.
Helder Costa (LF) – The winger signed skilled phrases at Molineux in 2017 following a profitable mortgage spell, and scored his first Premier League purpose for the membership when Wolves beat Spurs at Wembley in December.
Raul Jimenez (ST) – The Mexican is Wolves’ main scorer within the Premier League this season with seven, scoring within the membership’s most up-to-date league victory away at Tottenham.