Archive for February 17th, 2017

FA CUP Preview : Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Chelsea

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Wolves’ form has tailed off since beating Liverpool in the last round of the FA Cup. Paul Lambert’s side have lost each of their last three, although their last two have only ended in 1-0 defeats.

Chelsea are unbeaten in seven matches since losing to Tottenham at the start of January and should have more than enough to overcome Wolves on Saturday despite the fact Antonio Conte is expected to make wholesale changes once again.

Chelsea won 6-0 the last time these two sides met back in 2012 and a repeat scoreline may not be far off this weekend.

Team News

Wolverhampton Wanderers – Wolves manager Paul Lambert could make changes to his normal XI here and reward some of the players that helped them beat Liverpool in the last round.


FA CUP Match Preview : Huddersfield vs Manchester City

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Huddersfield are in tremendous form having won each of their last six. In fact, David Wagner’s side have won 12 of their last 14 in all competitions.

Manchester City have won each of their last four but have been rocked by Gabriel Jesus’ long-term injury.

Depending on the strength of the two sides fielded by either manager there could be a real chance of a cup upset for Huddersfield this weekend.

Team News

Huddersfield – Huddersfield manager David Wagner has rotated his squad in the previous rounds of the FA Cup and could do so again here with the club only four points adrift of second place in the Championship. NaijaBet

Aaron Mooy is ineligible due to the terms in his loan agreement with his parent club Manchester City.

Manchester City – Gabriel Jesus has been ruled out for up to three months with a broken metatarsal, while Ilkay Gündogan is also ruled out for the remainder of the season.

Claudio Bravo could be given the chance to regain his starting berth in the Manchester City team with an appearance against Huddersfield here, while Vincent Kompany is also expected to make his first appearance since the end of January.

Jesus Navas, Fabian Delph, Kelechi Iheanacho, Nolito and Fernando have struggled for game time of late and will also be pushing for starts, while Pep Guardiola could even turn to some of the youngsters at the club.

Match Facts

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Man City’s last 5games (FA Cup).

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Huddersfield’s last 4 games in FA Cup.

Huddersfield have scored at least 2 goals in their last 4 FA Cup matches.

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As at this post Huddersfield Town has 7.93 odd to win the match on Naija and Bet while Manchester City has 1.36 has odd to win the match also, while the odd to draw the match is 4.87.

How will this Match end? ?