As gameweek 13 draws to a close, Craven Cottage hosts an enticing clash between Fulham and Wolverhampton Wanderers, with the two teams separated by three points in the Premier League standings.
Ahead of this encounter, Marco Silva’s Fulham endured a 3-1 loss to Aston Villa in their previous fixture, while Wolves secured a dramatic 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur before the international break.
In their recent match against Aston Villa, Fulham’s Raul Jimenez scored his first goal of the season, but it came in a losing cause.
The Cottagers have struggled lately, with three defeats and a draw in their last four Premier League games.
Despite their inconsistency, they aim to improve their 15th position in the league, with two of their three wins this season coming at home.
Meanwhile, Wolves, managed by Gary O’Neil, capitalized on a depleted Tottenham side, securing a late comeback win.
They currently sit 12th in the league and aspire to secure a spot in the top half of the table.
Wolves have been involved in high-scoring matches lately, scoring and conceding in their last 10 games across all competitions.
Fulham will miss midfielder Joao Palhinha due to suspension after accumulating five yellow cards.
Other concerns for Fulham include injuries to Rodrigo Muniz and Issa Diop, although Adama Traore is likely to be available for selection.
Wolves will have Craig Dawson suspended but could see returns for injured players such as Matt Doherty and Santiago Bueno.
Pedro Neto continues his recovery from a thigh injury, while Nelson Semedo faces a late fitness test.
Fulham possible starting lineup:(4-3-3)
Tete, Bassey, Ream, Robinson;
Iwobi, Cairney, Pereira;
Decordova-Reid, Jimenez, Willian
Wolverhampton Wanderers possible starting lineup:(3-5-2)
Kilman, Toti, S. Bueno;
Semedo, Lemina, Gomes, Bellegarde, Ait-Nouri;
Prediction: Fulham 0-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wolves, known for their recent attacking prowess and solid defensive displays, might maintain a strong performance against Fulham.
With Fulham struggling to find consistent offensive momentum, Wolves may secure a narrow victory on Monday night.