After a resounding home victory, Burnley is set to face Wolverhampton Wanderers away at Molineux in an intriguing Premier League encounter this Tuesday.
Vincent Kompany’s Burnley side is riding high after a spectacular 5-0 win against Sheffield United, while Wolverhampton Wanderers faced a narrow 2-1 defeat at the hands of Arsenal.
The clash against Arsenal saw Wolverhampton Wanderers initially struggle, conceding two quick goals. However, they rallied back in the second half, displaying resilience despite their eventual loss.
Although recent form may seem concerning for the hosts, their home record remains strong, with four consecutive Premier League matches undefeated.
On the other hand, Burnley shattered their seven-game home losing streak by convincingly defeating Sheffield United.
The victory, coupled with their aim to avoid relegation, injects a new sense of determination into Kompany’s squad.
Additionally, Burnley has a track record of resilience against Wolves, having remained undefeated in their last seven league meetings.
Wolverhampton Wanderers have showcased a pattern of both scoring and conceding goals, marking their last 12 games with this trend.
Meanwhile, Burnley’s recent form has been inconsistent, albeit their recent win offering a glimmer of hope as they aim to climb out of the relegation zone.
Wolves faced an early setback in their last game as goalkeeper Jose Sa was substituted due to a back problem.
Pedro Neto and Joe Hodge remain sidelined due to injury, while uncertainties surround Rayan Ait-Nouri’s fitness.
However, the return of Mario Lemina and Joao Gomes from suspension bolsters the midfield.
For Burnley, defender Jordan Beyer’s suspension adds to their defensive worries, while Jack Cork and Arijanet Muric’s availability remains uncertain.
Lyle Foster continues his absence, dealing with ongoing mental health issues.
Dawson, Kilman, Toti;
Semedo, Lemina, Gomes, Bellegarde, H. Bueno;
Vitinho, O’Shea, Ekdal, Taylor;
Bruun Larsen, Berge, Brownhill, Koleosho;
Considering both teams’ recent performances, we anticipate a tight encounter. Our prediction leans toward a 2-1 victory for Wolverhampton Wanderers.
While Burnley’s recent form is promising, Wolverhampton’s home advantage and resilience after the Arsenal defeat might prove decisive in securing the win.