Wolves vs Watford: Preview, team news, key facts and predicted lineup

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Wolverhampton Wanderers and Watford will be looking to get back to winning ways as they both lock horns in the Premier League at Molineux on Thursday.

Wolves come into the game after a disappointing 2-0 loss against Crystal Palace. Bruno Lage’s side are currently on a three-match losing streak in the league. The club are currently 8th in the Premier League. They have picked up 40 points from 27 league games so far this term.

Wolverhampton Wanderers Premier League Form: L W W L L L

While Watford comes into the game after an exciting 3-2 loss against Arsenal in the league. The club currently sits in the relegation zone. They are 19th in the Premier League table. They have picked up 19 points from 27 league games so far this term.

Watford Premier League Form: L L W L D L

Key facts

  • Wolves are looking to complete a league double over for the third time. They previously did this in the second tear in the 1991-92 and 2008-09 season
  • While Watford have won just three of their 20 away league games against Wolves in their history.
  • The Wanderers have lost all three of their Premier League games played on a Thursday.
  • The Wanderers are on a three-match losing streak in the league.
  • While Watford are on a three match winless streak in the league.

Team news

Wolves defender Hoever was taken off injured in the defeat against Crystal Palace and looks set to be ruled out of the fixture. While first-choice right-back Nelson Semedo is also ruled out for one month. So left-back Jonny may have to feature on the right side of the defence. Bruno Lage will certainly be looking to recall Raul Jimenez to the starting lineup. While Leander Dendoncker and Rayan Ait-Nouri will also be looking to return to the starting lineup.

Joshua King might also be back in content to start after returning from his hamstring issue. But Ismaila Sarr still looks to miss out on the clash. Nicolas Nkoulou is also ruled out of the game. Hernandez did score a brilliant goal against Arsenal and will be looking forward to another opportunity from the start. Jeremy Ngakia will also be looking to return to the traveling squad after missing out previously due to a hamstring issue.

Predicted lineup

Wolves predicted lineup:

Sa; Kilman, Coady, Saiss; Jonny, Neves, Dendoncker, Ait-Nouri; Hwang, Jimenez, Podence

Watford predicted lineup:

Foster; Femenia, Cathcart, Samir, Kamara; Sissoko, Louza, Cleverley; Hernandez, Dennis, Pedro

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