Monday action at The Hawthorns – kick-off – 7:00pm GMT.
West Brom at home against Wolves – Monday – 7:00pm GMT – The Hawthorns.
It’s a clash of nineteenth vs twelfth, as West Brom host Wolves at The Hawthorns.
West Bromwich Albion to host Wolverhampton Wanderers Amid Relegation Battle
West Brom’s pride is now at stake, as they will not wish for another successive poor result. They recently drew 2-2 away to Aston Villa, which followed the loss to Leicester City. They will be eager to improve in this next fixture.
When you suffer 10 defeats in the last 20 fixtures, it should come as no surprise that your team is very much struggling at the bottom of the League. But that is the situation that West Brom find themselves in. They currently stand nineteenth in the League, with 25 points having won five matches, drawn 10 meetings, and lost 18 fixtures.
When West Brom host Wolves, they will do so on the back of three wins and five draws on their own ground.
West Bromwich Albion will have secured 28 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
West Brom’s squad has depth, but even so, Sam Allardyce is likely to be missing two of they key players when they start Monday’s game.
Wolverhampton Wanderers arrive at this meeting, having secured 41 points so far this season
Only a positive result will be acceptable for Nuno Espirito Santo’s men, following their recent home defeat at the hands of Burnley in their last match.
With 41 points, they are established in twelfth in the League having won 11 meetings, drawn eight fixtures, and lost 14 matches.
Wolves’ away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to West Brom. In the 16 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won five fixtures, drawn four meetings, and lost seven matches.
Winning this fixture will see Wolverhampton Wanderers on 44 points.
Wolves are missing five players through injury or illness. This will affect Nuno Espirito Santo’s selection choices significantly.
West Bromwich Albion v Wolverhampton Wanderers Head-to-Head.
West Brom and Wolves have faced each other 28 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in West Brom’s favour (14 – 6). Additionally, Wolves have repeatedly tasted defeat at the hands of West Brom in ten out of the past 20 meetings with them. The last time both teams met in this competition West Bromwich Albion delivered a 2-3 away win.
For West Brom, Matheus Pereira has netted
nine goals and provided one assist in 33 League games this Premier League Season, while Pedro Neto contributed with
five goals in 33 League matches this season for Wolves.
Other players of note for West Brom are Callum Robinson and Kyle Bartley with five goals and three goals respectively and for Wolves are Ruben Neves and Raul Jimenez with five goals and five goals respectively.