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Manchester United go to Wolves in the final round of English Premier League fixtures on Sunday.
The Red Devils are nailed on for second place in the EPL table whatever happens at Molineux, with the hosts more than ready to consign a drab campaign to the history books.
It’s not been plain sailing for United in the closing weeks, tailing off once the game was up in their long-shot bid to reel in noisy neighbours and new champions Manchester City at the top of the standings.
Old Trafford reverses at the hands of top four-chasing Leicester and Liverpool were understandable enough, less so was Tuesday’s 1-1 draw with relegated Fulham.
But Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Co will reflect on a successful upturn in fortunes this season, with the Europa League final against Spanish side Villarreal in the offing.
Just don’t mention the club’s primary role in the botched bid to form a breakaway European Super League.
Expect mass changes to the starting line up with the continental showpiece looming, with the likes of Anthony Martial and Dan James edging closer to contention for the first time in weeks.
England defender Harry Maguire is injured, as is forgotten man Phil Jones, while midfield duo Scott McTominay and Fred are both doubtful.
Wolves never really looked like repeating last season’s seventh-placed finish, with a lacklustre campaign leaving them 12th at best – and 15th at worst if they lose here and other results go against them.
Nuno Espirito Santo has cut a frustrated figure in the Molineux dugout, with one win in the last five a fitting run of form on which to end.
Defeats at Tottenham and Everton bring them into their not-so-grand finale, as attention turns to a big summer of wheeling and dealing.
Raul Jimenez, Pedro Neto, Jonny and Daniel Podence are all done for the campaign, ruled out by injury for the visit of United.
Romain Saiss, Marcal, Willian Jose and Leander Dendoncker are among those pushing for one last chance to impress.
Wolves vs Manchester United: By the numbers
- Coming into this game, Wolverhampton Wanderers has picked up 7 points from the last 5 games, both home and away. That’s 1.4 points per game on average. BTTS has landed in just 2 of those games. Wolverhampton Wanderers has scored 4 times in the last 5 fixtures.
- It’s possible we will see a couple of goals here, with the last 4 games for Wolverhampton Wanderers ending with 2 goals or more being scored.
- Things have not been going that well in front of goal for Wolverhampton Wanderers recently, with the side failing to score in 2 of the last 5 games. Will the manager change his tactics today, or throw in another forward?
- Just 2 of the last 5 games for Wolverhampton Wanderers has ended with both teams scoring. They have won 2 of those 5 games. Overall, BTTS has landed in 17/36 games for Wolverhampton Wanderers this season.
- Coming into this game, Manchester United has picked up 5 points from the last 5 games, both home and away. That’s 1 points per game on average. BTTS has landed in an intriguing 4 of those games. Manchester United has scored 7 times in the last 5 fixtures.
- Superb stuff from Manchester United away from home, where they are currently unbeaten in 18 games. Can they go another game without defeat?
- It’s possible we will see a couple of goals here, with the last 4 games for Manchester United ending with 2 goals or more being scored.
- In the last 5 matches for Manchester United, 4 of those games has ended with both teams scoring. This season 23 matches (62% of all matches) involving Manchester United has seen BTTS landing.
- It’s likely that Manchester United will score today, as they have netted in the last 4 games coming into this one and have scored 7 goals in the last five games.
Stats source: Footystats.org
Wolves vs Manchester United: Prediction
Prediction methodology explained: The expected win percentage is based off publicly available odds. For example, if a team’s odds are 2.30, the expected chance of winning is 43%. If the odds are 1.62 the expected chance of winning is 62% and so on. These are accurate at the time of writing but are subject to change. Where there is no value listed, the odds were not available at the time of writing.
Wolves vs Manchester United: EPL starting XI prediction
Probable Wolves Starting XI: Rui Patricio, Leander Dendoncker, Conor Coady, Romain Saiss, Nelson Semedo, Ruben Neves, Joao Moutinho, Marcal, Vitinha, Adama Traore, Willian Jose.
Probable Manchester United Starting XI: Dean Henderson, Brandon Williams, Eric Bailly, Axel Tuanzebe, Alex Telles, Donny van de Beek, Nemanja Matic, Amad, Juan Mata, Anthony Elanga, Marcus Rashford.