Wolverhampton and Leicester City face at Molineux Stadium, in a match for the 26 th round of the Premier League. The two teams tied (0‑0), on 11‑08‑2019, the last time they met in this edition of the league. The head ‑ to ‑ head record at this stadium, favors the home team, who have won 2 and tied 1. In the last 3 matches at this stadium, for the Barclays Premier League, on 19‑01‑2019, Wolverhampton won by (4‑3). The goals of the match were scored by Diogo Jota (4 ', 64' and 90 ') and R. Bennett (12') for Wolverhampton and by D. Gray (47 '), C. Coady (51' Own goal) and W Morgan (87 ') for Leicester City.
The home team is currently in 8th place, with 35 points won, after 8 wins, 11 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to Liverpool by (1‑2). In the last match, they tied (0‑0) against Manchester United. For the league, Wolverhampton won 15 points out of 30 possible points, after 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 home matches. In their home matches there are some frequent scorers: at 0‑1 (6 in 12 games) and at the end of the game 1‑1 (5 in 12 games). The team allowed goals to its opponent in 9 of the last 10 games, reason why it has not presented great defensive solidity, but its attack has scored regularly, since it managed to concretize in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. There is a tendency for goals in their home matches, as 12 of the last 12 for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. This is a team that scores few times first: they only opened the scoring in 6 of their last 25 games for the Barclays Premier League, of those 6 they reached the break in advantage in 4 and won in the late 90 'in 5. In 25 games in this competition , suffered the first goal 17 times and only managed 3 turns on the scoreboard.
Wolverhampton comes for this round with a goalless draw when visiting Manchester United, thus totaling the second straight game without winning in this English league. In this match against Leicester City, the coach should enter the field with a cautious strategy, with the low lines, exploring only the counterattack. However, the local team has the quality to take over the game at times. Striker Raúl Jiménez is the highlight of Wolverhampton so far with 11 goals. Out of this game are Rúben Vinagre and Adama Traoré, both injured.
The visiting team is currently in 3rd place, with 49 points won,
after 15 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, they won
at home against West Ham by (4‑1). In the last match, they tied at home
for Chelsea by (2‑2). Their last away match was for the League Cup and
ended in a loss by (2‑1) against Aston Villa. In the last 10 away
matches for the championship, Leicester City has recorded 6 wins and 4
losses, having won 18 points out of 30 possible. The team allowed goals
to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 games, reason why it hasn't
presented great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored
regularly, since they managed to score in 9 of the last 10 games in this
competition. In 25 games for the Barclays Premier League, he suffered
the first goal 9 times but managed to turn the score around in 3.
Leicester City enters this game with a 2-2 draw against Chelsea, thus adding the second defeat in the last four games in the English league: the team's goals were scored by Ben Chilwell and Barnes. In this game at home, the coach should keep the team in 4-3-3, favoring successive attacks from the sides: Maddison acts as number 10, however, he appears very well in finishing zones. It is important to note that Jamie Vardy is Leicester City's top scorer with 17 goals. For this game the coach does not have Bennett, suspended, as well as Amartey, Mendy, Morgan and Amartey, these injured.