Our prediction for this Premier League match:
Following a goalless draw with Crystal Palace, Liverpool will be aiming to return to winning ways when they take on Wolverhampton in a postponed Premier League fixture. The Reds are not enjoying a season to remember, with the team sitting in 7th place in the standings, but a win over Wolves will see them keep their Champions League hopes alive. Both Roberto Firmino and Harvey Elliott are pushing for a start, while Luis Diaz and Thiago Alcantara remain in the recovery room. Defender Joseph Gomez is a major doubt.
The visitors, on the other hand, are only three points clear of the relegation zone. Julen Lopetegui’s men are eager to claim a major scalp at Anfield, but given their five-game losing run at the venue, speaking of the Premier League matches, home win should be considered. Lopetegui can’t count on Chiquinho, Cunha, and Kalajdzic for Wednesday’s clash, while both Traore and Hwang are sidelined with injuries.
Highlighted Player (Mohamed Salah):
Mohamed Salah is considered one of the best African players. Salah began his senior career at El Mokawloon, scoring 11 goals in 41 league appearances for the club and in 2012 he moved to Europe, signing a four-year deal with Swiss side Basel.
The pacey winger, who is capable of playing as a striker as well was producing outstanding displays for the RotBlau from 2012 to 2014 and, as a result, Chelsea chiefs decided to sign him on 26 January, 2015 for a fee of £11 million. Mohamed Salah, though, failed to impress in the Premier league and one year later he was sent on loan to Fiorentina.
After making 16 league appearances for the Viola in the Serie A, the left-footed winger signed a loan deal with Roma on 6 August, 2015. The Romans made the contract permanent on 3 August, 2016. Speaking of his international career, Salah made his Egypt debut on 3 September, 2011 in a 2-1 loss to Sierra Leone. It has to be noted that he was named Roma’s player of the season (2015/2016).
Highlighted Team (Wolves):
Wolverhampton are a club that was originally known as St. Luke’s FC. The Wolves play in the Championship and they were founded in 1877. Molineux is the home ground of Wolverhampton and the capacity of the stadium is 31,700. Wolverhampton have won four FA Cup trophies (1893, 1908, 1949, 1960), with the team lifting the League Cup trophy in 1974 and 1980.
The colour of the club’s shirts is orange and they wear black shorts. The Wolves wear blue jerseys when playing away from home. Wolverhampton’s main rivals are West Bromwich Albion and they have been facing each other in the Black Country derby since 1888. In their first meeting in the local derby WBA recorded a 1-0 win over Wolves.
Wolverhampton have won three First Division trophies (1953/1954, 1957/1958, 1958/1959) and they have clinched four FA Cup titles as well (1893, 1908, 1949, 1960). The club’s owner is Steve Morgan.