Wolves vs Newcastle United
England – Premier League
Date: Monday, 11th January 2019
Kick-off at 20.00 UK/ 21.00 CET
Venue: Molineux Stadium (Wolverhampton).
Last year’s EFL championship winners are enjoying good season under Nuno Espirito Santos with their high intensive counter-attacking play. The Wolves have already beaten big guns such as Chelsea, Tottenham and drawn with Man city. They have also defeated Liverpool in FA cup tie. The Wanderers are one of the sides that spent a high amount of money on big players in summer. And it is paying off with the results they have produced and their style of play.
Nuno Santos usually uses the same eleven for every game, with a 5-2-3 formation. Ruben Neves as a deep-lying playmaker, who construct and create chances for others to score, The Wanderers’ attacking trio will be in full force with Ruben Neves and João Moutinho pulling the strings from the midfield.
The Magpies’ recent results are a good sign for their club and supporters, as they try to avoid relegation. Rafael Benitez and his troop have started the season on a bad note, as they lost 13 of their matches. The team adapts more of a defensive approach and tries to break using counter attacks.
The team from Newcastle is one of the weakest going forward, as they only scored 21 times this season. Solomon Rondon has been the target man up front, scoring 6 and creating another 3.
Wolves vs Newcastle United Head-to-head (h2h)
- Newcastle United leads 4-2 in the last 7 meetings.
- Wolves’ last victory at this venue was in 2003.
- The Magpies lead 2-1 in the last 5 matches at this venue.
- Newcastle United always opened their account in this tie, at Molineux Stadium.
Wolves vs Newcastle United Prediction
The game will be in favor of the home side, as they want to rewrite history books by defeating the opponents. Newcastle will park their defensive bus to contain their opponent and frustrate them. But it will be not enough to stop the forward players and 2 wing-backs of wolves from targeting the goal post. The home side will win this match eventually.
Wolves are an over attacking side, as their full back often comes forward to support. The away side will get their opportunity to attack from the counter and score if the home side lost possession of the ball in the attacking half. Both teams will find their name on the score sheet and home side will emerge victoriously.
Wolves vs Newcastle United Betting Tips
Wolves to Win @ 1.72 (17/2)
Correct Score: 2-1, Wolves @ 9.50 (8/11).