WOL vs MUN Dream11 Match Prediction: Right after the defeat to Arsenal, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United side have another stern test ahead of themselves as they face a resilient Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Molineux in the third round of the FA Cup. However, Wolves have also been on the receiving end of back-to-back defeats against Liverpool followed by Watford in the Premier League. Nuno Espirito Sanchez will be hopeful that the hosts bring out their A-game against the Red Devils like they usually do. The last time the two clubs met in the FA Cup it was Wolves who secured a 2-1 win at home in the quarter-finals.
Date- Saturday, January 4
Kick-Off- 11:00 PM (IST)
Venue- Molineux Stadium
Ruben Neves is likely to be back in the starting eleven after being placed on the bench in the 2-1 defeat to Watford. Pedro Neto is likely to be persisted with as Diego Jota remains on the sidelines due to a dead leg. John Ruddy could get a rare start for the hosts. Willy Boly, Morgan Gibbs-White and Bruno Jordao are also out due to injuries.
Paul Pogba and Scot McTominay remain long term absentees in midfield which causes further problems for the visitors. Solskjaer also confirmed that Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial will not be a part of the squad due to illness. Sergio Romero will get a rare start in place of David De Gea. Andreas Pereira and Mason Greenwood are expected to start the game, while Ashley Young and Brandon Williams could also get game time.
WOL (Expected Playing 11)- Ruddy; Saiss, Coady, Kilman; Jonny, Moutinho, Neves, Doherty; Neto, Jimenez, Traore
MUN (Expected Playing 11)- Romero; Young, Lindelof, Maguire, Williams; Fred, Matic; James Pereira, Rashford; Greenwood
Raul Jimenez has been the man in form for Wolves uptop. The centre-forward has eight goals, six assists and a pass accuracy of 73.2% from 1763 minutes in the Premier League.
Mason Greenwood has eight goals and an assist in all competitions this season for Manchester United while also having a pass accuracy of over 80%
Adama Traore has been lethal on the flanks for Wolves and has four goals and four assists along with a pass accuracy of 72.8% from 1583 minutes in the league this season.
Marcus Rashford has been terrific in the last two months for Manchester United and will be the danger man against Wolves. Rashford has 12 goals, four assists and a pass accuracy of 76.5% in the league this season.
Wolves are unbeaten against Manchester United in their last four meetings and will start as the favourites here.
Goalkeeper- S Romero
Defenders- R Saiss, H Maguire, B Williams
Midfielders- A Traore (C), J Moutinho, R Neves, D James
Forwards- R Jimenez (VC), M Greenwood, M Rashford
Goalkeeper- S Romero
Defenders- M Kilman, V Lindelof, A Young
Midfielders- A Traore, R Neves, J Moutinho (VC), Fred
Forward- R Jimenez, M Greenwood (C), M Rashford
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