WWFC v BHAFC (14/4/17) | Match Preview

Brighton will be aiming for another 3 points towards the 7 needed to secure promotion to the Premier League; they travel to Wolves who have been on the up since the turn of the year.

Wolves News;

Wolves will be without Carl Ikeme and Jordan Graham, while Helder Costa is touch and go with his fitness. Wolves lost 3-1 last time out to Bristol City; their first in 7 games. Goals from Martin Paterson and a brace from Tammy Abraham put the Robins 3-0 in inside an hour, while Jon Dadi Bodvarsson scored a consolation goal late on. The leading scorer for Wolves this season is Costa with 12 goals.

Form; W, W, W, W, W, L

FACT; Wolves are loooking to win 4 home games in a row in the same season, since winning their opening 4 games back in 2014-15

Brighton News;

Brighton will have Lewis Dunk available after he has recovered from his sickness bug, but Sam Baldock misses out again through a glut injury. Shane Duffy and Connor Goldson are the only long term absentees for the Seagulls, with both expected to miss the rest of the campaign. Brighton won 2-1 last time out away at QPR; goals from Glenn Murray and Seb Pocognoli were enough to take all 3 points from Loftus Road, although a Matt Smith goal cause late frantic action. Murray now has 21 goals for the season and is the leading scorer.

Form; W, W, L, W, W, W

FACT; Brighton have not won at Molineux in League competition since January 1991, having drawn 5 and lost 2 of their 7 trips since.

Last Time We Met: BHAFC [1]-[0] WWFC (18/10/16);

Brighton narrowly beat Wolves back in October, thanks to a early strike from Baldock.

H-2-H;

Brighton have won 13 of the 29 previous encounters, while Wolves have only see victory 6 times. It has been a very low scoring affair since the memorable 3-3 draw back in 2012, with only 8 goals being scored in the 6 games after so don’t expect too many goals; there has only been 1 goalless draw.

Likely Line-Up;

Stockdale;

Bruno, Hunemeier, Dunk, Rosenior;

Knockaert, Stephens, Kayal, Skalak;

Murray, Hemed;

Prediction;

Wolves 0-1 Brighton

 

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