Sheffield United and Wolverhampton Wanderers test each other’s mettle as they seek to get their first win in the 20-20-21 season of the Premier League. Predictions and odds for this Sheffield United vs Wolverhampton Wanderers match to be played behind closed doors at Bramall Lane are available.
Last season, the Blades landed ninth in the 20-team cast, whilst Wolves were seventh placers.DRAW AT BRAMALL LANE
In warming up for this match, Chris Wilder’s side battled Preston North End to a 2-2 draw at Bramall Lane. Prior to that, they beat Derby County 2-0 in another exhibition game held at Park Stadium.
Wolves last match before taking on Sheffield was during a 1-0 defeat to Sevilla in the Europa League quarterfinals the past season.
The Blades’ main threat in the attack are Oli McBurnie and Lys Mousset. Manager Chris Wilder can also draw fine performances from John Fleck, John Lundstram, Billy Sharp and George Baldock.
Wolves will have forward Raul Jimenez to count on. Last season, the Mexican scored 17 goals in the league and 26 in all competitions. Adama Traore will also be a problem for Wolves defenders. The Spanish winger scored nine goals last season.GOALKEEPERS
Also worth watching are Wolves goalkeeper Rui Patricio and his Blades counterpart Dean Henderson, who, who tallied similar 13 clean sheets the past campaign.
Manager Nuno Espirito Santo will also dig deep through Diogo Jota, Leaner Dendoncker, Mat Doherty and Pedro Neto. Jota had seven league goals and 16 in all competitions.
In both teams’ last league showdown, Sheffield beat Wolves 1-0 at Bramall Lane as John Egan lifted the hosts to the win with a header in the 93rd minute.
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