FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview

Last updated : 16 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United fixture

Wolves play host to Manchester United at Molineux at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 44 games played, Wolves have recorded 22 wins, and Man Utd. have come away with 13 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Wolves was well over fifteen years ago, back in February 1984, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a First Division match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Wed 27 AugMan Utd.1 - 0WolvesPREM
1983/1984Sat 18 FebWolves1-1Man Utd.DIV1
1983/1984Sat 29 OctMan Utd.3 - 0WolvesDIV1
1981/1982Sat 13 FebWolves0 - 1Man Utd.DIV1
1981/1982Sat 03 OctMan Utd.5 - 0WolvesDIV1
1980/1981Wed 12 NovMan Utd.0 - 0WolvesDIV1
1980/1981Tue 19 AugWolves1 - 0Man Utd.DIV1

Recent respective form guides

Wolverhampton Wanderers are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Wolves in those games, with 5 conceded.

Man Utd.'s away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Red Devils's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Wolves find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 20 games have yielded only 15 points. Man Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 50 points from the 21 games played.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Wolves are in quite good form at home, but the FootyMad team thinks on this occassion, Man Utd. will prove too strong and win this game comfortably. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Wolves Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Man Utd. 4 successive away victories.
19 games since last away draw.
10 games since last defeat.