FM Preview: Sunderland v Wolverhampton Wanderers 14 Apr 2012

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Last updated : 13 April 2012

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Sunderland 6 1 2 3 6 12 5
Wolverhampton Wanderers 6 0 0 6 4 17 0

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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Wolverhampton Wanderers Match Reports

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