There will be fireworks at the 62,850 capacity Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in North London as the Lilywhites trade tackles with Wolves, the wanderers, in their third 2022-2023 Premier League match.
Spurs will be hoping to return to winning ways after a narrow escape from defeat at Stamford Bridge, courtesy of Harry Kane’s 96th-minute header. Bruno Lange’s men, on the other hand, will be battling for their first Premier League win after a two-match winless run, with just a point in their coffers.
Despite a dramatic bus-up at Stanford Bridge, Antonio Conte hopes to continue his unbeaten run when his team faces Wanderers. A convincing 4-1 win over the Saints is a beacon of hope.
The second match was never a poor outing for the Lilywhites. Despite going down twice, the squad justified its depths of quality by dragging the game to a thrilling 2-2 draw. Chelsea had tamed their visitors and was the better side, but the Conte-led team pulled a strong performance to tie the game. Conte will be absent in the touchline but will definitely await his much-needed three points.
Wolves will battle tooth and nail in this game to prove a point after two matches without a win and rocking 14th position on the table. All eyes will be on the club’s new record signing, Matheus Nunes and Goncalo Guedes, as they will be expected to hit the ground running.
Bruno Lag’s men were spectacular in their two matches despite dropping 5 points. Costly defensive errors at Elland Road and poor finishing at Craven Cottage were enough to deny the Wanderers a win.
Wolves will be expected to build on a fantastic away record against Spurs in their last four marches, in which they have won three
Conte will likely parade his best starting IX against wolves. The Italian will not want ro take chances against a tough Bruno Lag’s men. Christian Romero has been ruled out due to muscle injury. Spurs’ defense may likely feature Japhet Tanganga, Clement Lenglet, or Davinson Sanchez.
Another Spurs’ doubt for the match is Oliver Skill, who is recovering from a fracture and will certainly not feature in the match. Brazil international and former Everton star Richarlison may have to start on the bench.
Hugo Lloris is expected to mount the goal post, with Kane and Son leading the attack. Hojbjerg, Bentacur, and Sessegnon will marshalled the midfied, while the defense line will feature Davies, Emerson, Dier and Sanchez.
New signing Matheus Nunes is expected to make his debut for the Wanderers despite a brief training with his new teammates. Hwang Hee-chan may likely be replaced by another new signing Guedes. Wolves’ bench may likely feature Semedo, Adama, and Joao Moutinho due to fitness issues
Spurs’ Possible Lineup:
Lloris; Dier, Davies, Sanchez, Emerson; Sessegnon, Hojbjerg, Bentancur; Son, Kulusevski, Kane
Wolves’ Possible Lineup:
Sa; Kilman, Collins, Jonny, Ait-Nouri; Podence, Gibbs-White, Neves, Neto, Dendoncker; Hwang
Tottenham will be hoping to get all the points from this match, given the depth and quality in the squad compared to their visitors. Nevertheless, Wolves are expected to put up a strong fight to upturn a winless run. The hosts will still smack their visitors with a small score margin, 1-0.