Wolverhampton vs Manchester United Prediction & Match Preview

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Wolverhampton vs Manchester United is looking like a key fixture in matchday 2 of the Premier League. Much is expected of these two clubs for very different reasons. Manchester United will be looking to prove that their 4-0 win against Chelsea on the opening weekend was no fluke. After an incredible 2018-2019 campaign, Wolverhampton drew their opening fixture to Leicester City. They will not want to fall too far behind so early. Wolverhampton vs Manchester United has the potential to be an absolutely exhilarating football match.

Wolverhampton vs Manchester United Prediction & Match Preview

Monday, August 19 – 15:00 EST – Molineux Stadium

Wolverhampton shocked the Premier League last season, they played fantastic football and earned a 7th place finish. Consequently, they will most likely be playing Europa League football as well this season. We must keep in mind that Wolverhampton achieved these accomplishments as a promotion team last campaign. This may be why we must temper our expectations of them this season. Their squad has depth and quality but it may not be enough to repeat their 7th place finish. They will most likely finish below that this year as Everton and Leicester will be pushing for those 7 and 8th place spots. Leander Dendoncker and Ruben Neves have formed an excellent midfield partnership that will continue to shine on Monday. New signing Cutrone is unlikely to start but he will be looking to add some flare from the bench and impress his new boss.

Manchester United could not have enjoyed a better start to their campaign. They will be looking to make it back into the top 4. Their 4-0 win against Chelsea was an incredible statement of intent. Marcus Rashford was the man to lead the charge. This can be a breakout season for the young England international. He has the potential to establish himself as one of the league’s superstars. New signing Daniel James scored a goal as a substitute and will be looking to continue his positive start at the club. More importantly, United look set to keep Paul Pogba for another season. Rumours of his departure ran rampant during the summer. His performance last week was impressive bagging two assists in the process. This one will be an extremely even matchup. Ultimately, Wolverhampton will look to continue their excellent form against top Premier League clubs.