Tottenham are set to clash with Wolves in match week 21, on Saturday, January 14, 2011. A win in the game will boost Tottenham’s title bid as Spurs are hot on the heels of Man City.
To find out at what time the match between Tottenham and Wolves is due to kick off, take a look at the EPL schedule.
In match week 20, Spurs registered a 2-0 win at White Hart Field against Everton. the win enabled Spurs to draw level on points with second laced Man United, three points adrift of table leaders Man City. After an early scare when Everton’s Saha shot wide, the hosts took the lead after Aaron Lennon cut in from the left to put the ball into the Toffees’ net. In one of many scoring chances in game dominated by Spurs, Emmanuel Adebayor shot over and wide. But the hosts kept up the pressure on Everton and it finally told when Benoit Assou-Ekotto scored from 30 yards out. Referee Martin Atkinson did the hosts a favour when he denied Everton a penalty after Younes Kaboul brought down Royston Drenthe late in the game, but in the end it was a well-deserved win for Spurs.
Wolves lost 2-1 in a home encounter with Chelsea, in match week 20. Chelsea won on the back of Frank Lampard who scored almost in the last minute of regulation time. But Wolves did themselves proud in a hard-fought encounter. Kevin Doyle almost got them an equaliser in injury time and would have earned them a point but for a great save by Cech to deny his header. Wolves had periods of domination both sides of the interval and particularly in the first half they were guilty of squandering brilliant scoring opportunities.
Head to head, in the last 8 years, Tottenham and Wolves have met in 7 league games, with Tottenham winning on 4 occasions and Wolves on 2, with the remaining game ending in a stalemate. The last time these teams met was in September 2011; that match hosted by the Molineux side ended 2-0 in Spurs’ favour.
Spurs have won 7, drawn 2 and lost 1 of their last 10 league matches, while Wolves have won 2, drawn 3 and lost the remaining 5 of their last 10 games
Currently 3rd on the league table, Tottenham have hosted 10 home games, this season, winning 8 and drawing and losing one each of the remaining; Wolves who are 16th placed on the table have had 1 win, 3 draws and 6 losses, in their 10 away games.
Tottenham’s starting eleven against Everton: Friedel, Walker, Kaboul, Dawson, Assou-Ekotto, Lennon, Livermore, Modric, Bale, Van der Vaart, Adebayor.
Wolves’ starting eleven against Chelsea: Hennessey, Stearman, Johnson, Berra, Ward, Forde, Frimpong, Henry, Hammill, Edwards, Doyle.
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