Manchester City take on Wolves this evening needing yet another victory in their quest to claim Premier League glory this season.
City went three points clear of title rivals Liverpool after smashing Newcastle 5-0 on Sunday.
The Reds drew 1-1 with Tottenham at the weekend but bounced back by beating Aston Villa last night.
It means Liverpool are now level on points with City again but Pep Guardiola’s side can reclaim their advantage at Wolves tonight.
Bruno Lage’s men are still looking to claim European football for next season but are without a win in their last four.
Wolves v Man City: Date and start time
The Premier League clash will take place on Wednesday, May 11.
The match at Molineux will kick off at 8:15pm.
City beat Wolves 1-0 in December’s reverse fixture with Raheem Sterling scoring the winner from the penalty spot.
Wolves v Man City: TV channel and live stream
This match will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Main Event with coverage starting from 8pm.
Sky Sports customers can live stream this via the app using their mobile, tablet or computer devices.
If not, you can purchase a Sky Sports Day Pass from NowTV for £9.99.
Updates will also be live on talkSPORT throughout the afternoon.
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Wolves v Man City: Team news
Wolves XI: Sa, Boly, Coady, Chiquinho, Jonny, Dendoncker, Ruben Neves, Joao Moutinho, Ait-Nouri, Jimenez, Pedro Neto
Subs: Ruddy, Hoever, Marcal, Toti, Cundle, Fabio Silva, Hwang, Trincao, Mosquera
Man City XI: Ederson, Cancelo, Fernandinho, Laporte, Zinchenko, Rodri, Gundogan, Silva, Sterling, De Bruyne, Foden
Subs: Steffen, Ake, Mbete, Palmer, Lavia, Jesus, Grealish, Egan-Riley, Mahrez
Wolves v Man City: What has been said?
Manchester City captain Fernandinho admits winning the Premier League title this season would be extra sweet.
He said: “Every title is sweet. It’s going to be one more… with a little more sugar.
“It was a great response but at the same time we are focusing on ourselves and know the title is in our hands.
“It doesn’t matter what they do over there, we have to keep going through all the hard games.
“This is what we are trying to do, focus on ourselves, but I thought it was a great response after defeat in Madrid, especially for our fans and ourselves because when you lose a match like this, the confidence can go a little bit down.
“But not just the result, the performance overall was really good and we are really happy about that.”
Wolves v Man City: Match facts
- Man City have kept a clean sheet in their last five away Premier League matches, with only three sides ever keeping more than five consecutively in the Premier League: Chelsea (7 in a row, 2008), Manchester United (7, 2008-09) and Liverpool (6, 2014-15).
- Although Wolves have only recovered four points from losing positions in the Premier League this season (the joint fewest of any team), those four points have all come from being two goals down in matches, winning 3-2 against Aston Villa in October and drawing 2-2 with Chelsea last time out.
- Manchester City are unbeaten in their last 16 away Premier League games (W13 D3) – it is their longest ever away unbeaten league run in their history, with their 4-0 win at Leeds taking them one ahead of the 15-game run under Joe Royle between December 1998 and September 1999.
- In 2022, Wolves have alternated between a win and a defeat in all eight of their home Premier League matches – they lost 3-0 at Molineux last time out against Brighton and Hove Albion.
- After losing both league games against Wolves in 2019-20, Man City have won each of their last three against them. They last won four in a row against Wolves between April 1980 and December 1981.
- Wolves lost this exact fixture 3-1 last season – they’ve not lost consecutive home league games against Manchester City since April 1981.
- Conor Coady has scored four goals from four shots on target in the Premier League this season for Wolves, and five goals from six overall in his Premier League career. He’s the first player to have scored as many as four times and netted every shot on target (excl. penalties) in a Premier League season since Mohamed Diamé in 2014-15 for Hull City (also 4/4).
- Wolves winger Chiquinho has assisted three goals in just 69 minutes of Premier League football, all as a substitute. He is only the second player in Premier League history to assist three goals before ever starting a match, along with Hope Akpan for Reading in January 2013.
- Manchester City have scored 20 goals from set-piece situations in the Premier League this season (excluding penalties), while conceding just one such goal themselves. Their set piece goal difference of +19 is the highest on record in a single Premier League campaign (since 2006-07).
- Manchester City have won their last four Premier League games while scoring at least three goals each time. Only once have had they had a longer such run, doing so in six consecutive matches between October and November 2011.
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