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Preview: Leeds United vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers - predictions, team news, line-ups

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Sports Mole previews Saturday’s Premier League clash between Leeds United and Wolverhampton Wanderers. This includes predictions, team news and possible lineups.

leeds united When Wolverhampton Wanderers The Premier League campaign kicks off on Saturday afternoon at Elland Road.

The home side hopes for a vastly improved season after dramatically avoiding relegation in the 2021-22 season.Wolves, meanwhile, are under pressure to bounce back from a number of deflated performances during the run-in. It has been.

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ever since Jesse Marsh exchanged Marcelo Bielsa As the Leeds boss, the Americans were divided, especially when his team was on the verge of losing four in a row during the run-in.

but, pascal strikeA Last Gasp equalizer against Brighton & Hove Albion and a subsequent 2–1 win at Brentford had a positive impact on Marsh’s short tenure, freeing the Yorkshire giants to a broader run over the summer. I was able to make changes.

As a matter of course, Calvin Phillips When Rafinha Though considered a blow in most quarters, the money from the sale has allowed Marsh to build a team rather than relying heavily on a few star men.

The new faces arriving at Elland Road have a lot to prove, and that’s exactly what Marsh wants. We needed to get in the door a player who was ready to elevate the club’s standings in the coming season.

Leeds could also be happy with their pre-season, winning for the third time in five games, like last weekend’s 6-2 win over Cagliari.

Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Bruno Large reacts on 8 April 2022.© Reuters

From the Wolves’ perspective, after failing to win a single game in the remaining seven games of the 2021-22 season, they enter a new season that needs to rediscover their momentum.

In addition to missing the European Conference League games, Bruno LargeThe team dropped to 10th place, a very disappointing result after competing for Champions League qualification.

Large used preseason to switch to back four and bring in new players Nathan Collinsbut a knee injury Raul Jimenez Wolf attacks are lacking in the first few weeks of the campaign.

It’s a far from ideal situation with a lot of games that look favorable at that time of year, and Lage can be relied on. Morgan Gibbs-White Bringing freshness to their work in the final third.

The pre-season can be described as eventful, with a loss to Levante in the ‘Battle of Benidorm’, a win over Besiktas and a draw at Sporting Lisbon.

Leeds United pre-season form:

Wolverhampton’s pre-season form:

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Hwang Hee-chan celebrates Wolverhampton Wanderers' goal against Newcastle United in the Premier League on October 2, 2021© Reuters

Barring fitness issues, Marsh will choose the same Leeds XI who were given a 90-minute berth against Cagliari last weekend.

in the meantime Liam Cooper, Junior Firpo, Luke Eiling When Luis Sinisterra All are expected to be back in contention by the end of the month, with their respective injuries meaning they will miss the weekend. Daniel James Offers the final game of a 3 match ban.

Having scored a draw at Sporting Lisbon on Saturday, Raj is likely to take the same approach when picking the Wolves’ starting lineup.

The only change could be seen Hwang Hee Chan more preferable Daniel Podens Midway through the attack after proving his fitness in last weekend’s doubleheader.

Nelson Semedo Although unlikely to return until the second half of the month, Adama TraoreHis future remains uncertain, at best being named on the substitutes’ bench.

Candidates for Leeds United’s starting XI:
Melier; Strike, Koch, Llorente, Christensen. Roca, Adams. Aaronson, Rodrigo, Harrison.Bamford

Wolverhampton Wanderers starters:
Sat; Johnny, Collins, Kilman, Ait Nouri. Neves, Moutinho, Dendonker.Gibbs-White, Podens, Neto

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Both managers are happy with how their respective preseasons have played out, but only one will get to see the winner this weekend. Wolves could end up in a draw if the team doesn’t have a recognized centre-forward, but Leeds should have enough quality and enthusiasm to drive out a comfortable winner.

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