Wolverhampton beat Chelsea at home in the first round with a score of 2:1, although the London club won both matches last season, namely with a score of 2:0 at home and with a score of 5:2 away. Chelsea have beaten Wolverhampton in six of their last nine head-to-head matches. The prediction “total over 2.5” played in six of the last nine head-to-head matches.Bet Now!
The “black streak” began for the London club with a defeat to Everton (0:1), followed by a failure in the match with Wolverhampton, in which the “wolves”, losing with a score of 0:1, managed to win a strong-willed victory with a score of 2:1. In general, in the last eight rounds Chelsea have won only twice: they have defeated West Ham (3:0) in their home arena, as well as Fulham (1:0) with great difficulty.
During this period the Londoners suffered five defeats, which could not but affect the team's standings. Chelsea moved up to ninth place, being five points behind the top four.
The club's management suffered from Frank Lampard's failures, but after the defeat in the last round from Leicester they said goodbye to the young mentor. In total, he played 84 official matches with the team, as a head coach. His win rate with the team was 52.4%, that’s the worst indicator in the last nine years. During this period seven coaches have worked with Chelsea.
There are practically no personnel losses by Chelsea. Only N'Golo Kante is injured.
Chances of getting into the international arena are still through cups. The Europa League has not yet ended, but in the FA Cup Wolverhampton modestly beat the representative of the fifth division of English football not so long ago with a score of 1:0. As for the victories in the Premier League, the last of them was dated back to December 15-th and it was Chelsea who beat the “wolves”. Although, for the sake of justice, it should be noted that this is the only success of Nuno Santa's wards in the last nine rounds. In six of them the "wolves" lost.
Wolverhampton have not won four away games in a row. Within these matches the team lost to Liverpool (0:4), Burnley (1:2) and Manchester United (0:1) and also ended in a draw with Brighton (3:3).
There are four players in the infirmary, three of whom are regular players, namely Daniel Podense, Raul Jimenez, Fernando Marsal and Honatan Castro Otto.
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