Despite being winless this Premier League (PL) campaign (D3, L1), Wolves can go 11 top-flight home games unbeaten for the first time since 1971/72 with a mere clean sheet. Wolves’ record from their last ten PL home games offers encouragement this could happen (W6, D4), with the hosts failing to find the net just once during that run.
With just one clean sheet across 19 competitive matches, Manchester United’s faltering defense continues to be an issue. The half-time team talks clearly aren’t helping, with three of the Red Devils’ four goals conceded this season coming in the second half.
It’s not just the United defense that is struggling at present, and damningly, the ‘Red Devils’ have scored less than 1.5 match goals in nine of their previous ten competitive fixtures. However, they can often strike early, having scored in the opening 30 minutes in three of their four league matches so far. [Read more…]