History of the Sunderland v Wolverhampton Wanderers fixture
Wolverhampton Wanderers face a trip to Sunderland at Stadium of Light on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Wolves will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 32 and win only 11 of the 59 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stadium of Light was less than a year ago, in May 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 04 Dec||Wolves||2 - 1||Sunderland||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 14 May||Sunderland||1-3||Wolves||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 27 Nov||Wolves||3 - 2||Sunderland||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 09 May||Wolves||2 - 1||Sunderland||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 27 Sep||Sunderland||5 - 2||Wolves||Premier League|
|2006/2007||Sat 07 Apr||Sunderland||2 - 1||Wolves||Championship|
|2006/2007||Fri 24 Nov||Wolves||1 - 1||Sunderland||Championship|
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Recent respective form guides
Sunderland have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.
Wolverhampton Wanderers have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Wolves have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Sunderland see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 42 points from their 33 games played so far,
Wolverhampton Wanderers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 33 games have yielded only 22 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Black Cats, as the Wolves have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Sunderland||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Wolverhampton Wanderers||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 7 games.
No win in the 9 most recent games.
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