The 5-0 landslide victory over Bournemouth in the Boxing Day party, brought Tottenham Hotspur to take over the 2nd place in the Premier League standings, as Manchester City which inhabited the position surprisingly lost on 19th matchdays.
However, Mauricio Pochettino’s direction squad must forget the proud victory and focus again on the next party, which is of course more difficult. Yes, on 20th matchdays of the Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur will face Wolverhampton Wanderers. Their match itself will take place on the upcoming Saturday night, December 29, 2018 at Wembley Stadium, London.
After ensuring steps to the last 16 of the European Champions League this season, Tottenham Hotspur immediately recorded a series of extraordinary results, 4 consecutive wins achieved by Mauricio Pochettino’s squad which made them immediately step on the gas claiming 2nd place in the standings. Yes, thanks to a 6-2 victory over Everton, and most recently, 5-0 over Bournemouth, Spurs are now claiming the runner-up position in the standings, as Manchester City who occupy that position is surprisingly subdued at Leicester City headquarters.
However, Tottenham must be wary of threats that Wolverhampton Wanderers could present following the fact that they performed quite consistently at the start of this season, although it was one of the promotion teams. In their last five parties, Wolves even lost once and succeeded in packing 3 wins including them.
Head to head Matches – Tottenham Hotspur vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers:
04/11/18: Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-3 Tottenham Hotspur
14/01/12: Tottenham Hotspur 1-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
10/09/11: Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-2 Tottenham Hotspur
06/03/11: Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-3 Tottenham Hotspur
18/09/10: Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Tottenham Hotspur’s Last 5 Matches:
23/12/18: Everton 2 – 6 Tottenham Hotspur
20/12/18: Arsenal 0-2 Tottenham Hotspur
15/12/18: Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Burnley
12/12/18: Barcelona 1 – 1 Tottenham Hotspur
09/12/18: Leicester City 0-2 Tottenham Hotspur
Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Last 5 Matches:
22/12/18: Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-2 Liverpool
15/12/18: Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 AFC Bournemouth
09/12/18: Newcastle United 1-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers
06/12/18: Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 – 1 Chelsea
01/12/18: Cardiff City 2-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Newcastle United: Dúbravka – Diamé – Ritchie – Kenedy – Rondón – Ayoze Pérez – Fernández – Schär – Javi Manquillo – Yedlin – Ki Sung-Yeung
Wolverhampton Wanderers: Rui Patrício – Saïss – Rúben Neves – Hélder Costa – Jiménez – Adama Traoré – Boly – Doherty – Coady – Rúben Vinagre – João Moutinho