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Wolves vs. United

Moulineux

18.03.12

13:30

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After the disappointment of crashing out of the Europa League, to Athletico Bilbao, United resume their Premier League campaign with a trip to Wolves this Sunday. With the Premier League being the only trophy we can win this season, Sir Alex Ferguson will be doubly keen to ensure that United, now we`re ahead of City in the title race, keep ahead of our noisy neighbours.

Vital Quotes:

There`s no doubting that our European and domestic campaigns have been like chalk and cheese and ahead of the trip to Wolves our French defender, Patrice Evra, has had a few words to say on the need to ensure we win the title, remarking,

"From the beginning of the season it has been a disaster, first in the Champions League and now in the Europa League."

"We have to tell the truth. We enver played well and we deserve to go out."

"We never played in Europe with the same desire that we show in the Premier League. We have to accept that."

"We have to focus on the League and if we want to save our season we have to win the League because if we don`t we would have had a really bad season."


Quite an honest assessment we`d say.

Wolves Team News:

Terry Connor, under increasing pressure as the Wolves manager, after a mere three games, will be without Karl Henry who has a hamstring injury whilst there are doubts about Jamie O`Hara and Nemad Milijas.

Player to watch: Stephen Fletcher

A deceptive centre forward who scores more than his fair share of headed goals.

United Team News:

Although United have gotten used to playing without a string of players who would be considered first choices in most starting elevens, namely, Darren Fletcher, Nemanja Vidic and Michael Owen, Sir Alex Ferguson will be hoping that Wayne Rooney shakes off the slight hamstring injury he picked up in Bilbao. A united without the on-fire Rooney is, as we all know, a United that isn`t quite as formidable.

Sir Alex will also be hoping that Phil Jones is available after going down with a virus ahead of the Bilbao trip.

Player to watch: Wayne Rooney

27 goals says it all and he is on a real scoring run at the moment. Let`s hope he shakes off that hamstring injury picked up in Spain.

Match Facts & Stats

Since the turn of the year, Wolves home form has been abysmal. They`ve only taken five points out of a possible twenty-four and have conceded fifteen goals more than they`ve scored.

In the corresponding fixture at Old Trafford, United cruised to a convincing 4-1 win with Rooney and Nani getting a brace apiece.

But United might want to take heed from the fact that Wolves have won two of the three previous Premier League games, at Moulineux, against United.

Match Prediction:

Wolves are in a terrible run of form lately and with United hitting that top-spot last weekend, I see nothing to suggest that United won`t come away from Moulineux with a very comfortable win, by at least three goals I`d suggest.

Next Fixtures:

Our next Premier League fixture, a week on Monday, sees us entertain Fulham




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