Match Preview Live – West Ham vs Wolves 27.02.2022

Team news, stats, predictions and how to follow the Premier League on Sunday as West Ham host Wolves, live on Sky Sports.

West Ham v Wolves – Sunday; kick-off at 2 p.m., live sky sports from 1 p.m.

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Team News: West Ham have granted Ukrainian winger Andriy Yarmolenko compassionate leave so that he misses the Wolves visit.

Vladimir Coufal is out after groin surgery and fellow right-back Ryan Fredericks has a sprained groin, so Ben Johnson will come in.

Manuel Lanzini is back in training after an Achilles problem but Arthur Masuaku and Angelo Ogbonna are still recovering from knee injuries.

Provisional squad for West Ham…

Fabianski, Areola, Randolph, Johnson, Dawson, Zouma, Cresswell, Diop, Baptiste, Alese, Rice, Soucek, Fornals, Noble, Kral, Chesters, Lanzini, Benrahma, Bowen, Vlasic, Antonio, Okoflex.

Nelson Semedo is likely to miss wolves after hobbling in the 2-1 loss at Arsenal on Thursday.

The full-back appeared to be struggling with his hamstrings and was replaced by Jonny for his first appearance in 10 months following a serious knee injury.

Pedro Neto will push for his first start after coming back from a similar spell on the sidelines, while Willy Boly and Yerson Mosquera are in fine form.

Provisional squad of wolves…

Sa, Ruddy, Ait-Nouri, Coady, Semedo, Kilman, Boly, Marcal, Jonny, Mosquera, Gomes, Saiss, Neves, Moutinho, Dendoncker, Cundle, Podence, Neto, Trincao, Jimenez, Silva, Hwang.

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Opta Statistics

  • Wolves have lost two of their last three league games against West Ham, as many as they lost in their previous nine against them (W6 D1). However, they won the reverse match this season 1-0 in November.
  • Of all the teams they have played with more than six times in the competition, Wolves’ best Premier League win rate is against West Ham (55% – W6 D1 L4). Indeed, no team has beaten Wolves more in the Premier League than the Hammers (6).
  • West Ham’s shot conversion rate is 13.7% this season (45 goals from 329 shots), its highest record in a single Premier League campaign (since 1997-98).
  • Jarrod Bowen has been involved in 16 Premier League goals for West Ham this season (8 goals, 8 assists). Only two England players have been involved in more in a single campaign for the Hammers in the competition – Marlon Harewood in 2005-06 (14 goals, 4 assists) and Trevor Morley in 1993-94 (13 goals, 4 assists).
  • Only against Everton and Southampton (5 each) did Wolves’ Raúl Jiménez score more Premier League goals than against West Ham (4). However, three of his four strikes against the Hammers came at Molineux.

How to follow: Watch West Ham vs Wolves live on Sky Sports main event and Sky Sports Premier Leagueor follow us on our dedicated live match blog with game highlights. Full match summaries will also be posted on the sky sports digital platforms and Sky Sports Football YouTube channel at the final whistle.

Sunday February 27 1:00 p.m.

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