OLY vs WOL Dream11 Match Preview: Despite Wolves 3-2 defeat to Sevilla in the second leg, the Premier League club did enough in the first leg by beating them 4-0 which solidified their spot in the Round-of-16. As for their next opponents, Olympiakos, they progressed to the next stage by beating one of the favourites of the campaign Arsenal 2-1 at the Emirates which stunned quite a few football fans. Given the fact that Wolves are one of the team’s in the English league to watch out for and Olympiacos’ unbeaten run in the Greek Super League, the upcoming fixture promises to be an intriguing contest.
Date- Friday, March 13
Kick-Off- 1:30 AM (IST)
Venue- Karaiskakis Stadium
Ruben Semedo has undergone his suspension and is back in contention for the hosts. Lazar Randjelovic and Giorgos Masouras will be battling it out for a spot in the right-wing. Hillal Soudani is on the sidelines due to injury. Having said that, Valbuena, El-Arabi and Masouras should form the front three. Camara, Guilherme and Fortounis could be in charge of midfield. Tsimikas, Ba, Semedo and Elabdellaoui are the likely back four with Jose Sa in at goal.
Jonny is ruled out for the Nuno Espirito Santo due to injury which should make way for Ruben Vinagre to start at left wing-back. Adama Traore could possibly return in the starting eleven which could serve as a big boost for the away side. Raul Jimenez and Diego Jota should retain their spots up front, while Joao Moutinho and Ruben Neves accommodate central midfield. Willy Boly, Conor Coady and Romain Saiss should be the back three with Rui Patricio being the front line goalkeeper.
OLY (Expected Playing 11)- Sa; Tsimikas, Ba, Semedo, Elabdellaoui; Camara, Guilherme, Fortounis; Valbuena, El-Arabi, Masouras
WOL (Expected Playing 11)- Patricio; Boly, Coady, Saiss; Doherty, Moutinho, Neves, Vinagre; Traore, Jimenez, Jota
Youssef El-Arabi has been prolific on the attack for Olympiacos. The 33-year-old has 17 goals from 25 appearances in the Greek Super League and has a goal from two games in the Europa League this season. Having Youssef El-Arabi in the Dream11 Match Prediction team could earn the user some valuable points.
For Wolves, it’s Raul Jimenez who’s been a real asset in the final third. The Mexico international has three goals and three assists from six games in the Europa League this season. Jimenez has also bagged 13 goals and six assists from 29 games in the Premier League. Making Jimenez available in the today match prediction team could earn the user maximum points.
Giorgos Masouras can pack a punch from midfield for Olympiacos. Masouras has six goals from 23 appearances in the Greek Super League and also has an assist under his belt from two games in the Europa League.
Diego Jota has been making the most of the European competition and has six goals from 239 minutes in it. Jota also has six goals and an assist with a pass accuracy of 78.6% from 25 games in the Premier League so far.
Considering that Wolves are going to be cautious and organized in defence, a draw seems like the possible outcome.
Goalkeeper- J Sa
Defenders- R Semedo, C Coady, R Saiss
Midfielders- Guilherme, M Valbuena, R Neves, A Traore
Forwards- Y El-Arabi (c), D Jota, R Jimenez (vc)
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