Wolves travel to Slovakia to face Slovan Bratislava in the Europa League on Thursday, in what could be a difficult fixture for Nuno Espirito Santo’s side.
The Wanderers are enjoying a excellent run of kind, unbeaten in their final six games in all competitions, lately rescuing a point at house against Southampton.
Slovan Bratislava sit prime of the Slovak Super Liga and also lead Group K in the Europa League, so travelling to the Slovakian capital will be a hard ask for the Midlands side.
Exactly where to Watch
|When Is Kick Off?||Thursday 24 October|
|What Time Is Kick Off?||17:55 (BST)|
|Exactly where Is it Played?||New Slovakia National Stadium|
|Television Channel/Reside Stream?||BT Sport ESPN|
David Strelec is out for the hosts with a fractured leg, but other than that the Slovaks have a clean bill of well being.
As for Wolves, Jota made his return from injury against Southampton, and should really be handed a recall in attack.
Ruben Neves and Romain Saiss are doubts with ankle and hamstring injuries respectively, Matt Doherty should really come back into the group at proper wing-back, though Jesus Vallejo is in line to play on the proper-hand side of a back 3 if Ryan Bennett does not shake off an injury which led to his early substitution in the Southampton daw.
|Slovan Bratislava||Grief Medvedev, Bajric, Abena, Vernon, Sukhotsky Holman, Rabiu, Kamps Sporar, Rharsalla.|
|Wolves||Patricio Vallejo, Coady, Boly Doherty, Dendoncker, Moutinho, Jonny Traore, Jimenez, Jota.|
Head to Head Record
Each sides are in quite excellent kind, with the hosts unbeaten in their final nine and the guests unbeaten in six.
Wolves have not hit the heights of final season so far, but are beginning to gradually show indicators that they are returning to prior kind. With each teams on excellent runs, this match could go either way.
Here’s how the two teams have fared in their final 5:.
|||Wolves 1-1 Southampton (19/10)|
|||Manchester City -two Wolves (six/10)|
|||Besiktas -1 Wolves (three/10)|
|||Wolves two- Watford (28/9)|
|||Wolves 1-1 Reading (four-three on Pens) (25/9)|
Topping of the group, Slovan Bratislava will not be a pushover, and will present Wolves a stern test.
On the other hand, Wolves are hitting a purple patch in kind, and if they can beat Manchester City away from house, they can beat Slovan Bratislava away from house.
Wolves should really win, but it’ll be tight.
Prediction: Slovan Bratislava -1 Wolves