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Jon Wilde 05 Nov 2019
  • Wolves vs Slovan Bratislava predictions for their Europa League match on Thursday

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Wolves vs Slovan Bratislava Score Prediction

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Wolves vs Slovan Bratislava Match Info

Date: Thursday November 7 2019
Kick-off time: 8.00pm GMT
Venue: Molineux
Referee: Bas Nijhuis (Netherlands)

Wolves vs Slovan Bratislava Head-To-Head Record

1 previous match

October 24 2019: Slovan Bratislava 1-2 Wolves

Wolves vs Slovan Bratislava Stats

  • This is the first time Wolves have hosted a team from Slovakia in European competition
  • Slovan Bratislava have lost all five of their previous matches in England
  • All of Wolves’ last five games have ended either 1-1 or 2-1

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Wolves should take a huge stride towards the Europa League knockout stage by completing the double over Slovan Bratislava and pulling five points clear of them in Group K.

Barring a remarkable turnaround by the hugely disappointing Besiktas, who have lost three out of three so far, it looks as though one of Thursday’s protagonists at Molineux will join table-topping Braga in advancing to the last 32 from this pool.

It looked ominous for Wolves when they trailed 1-0 at half time in Slovakia two weeks ago. But goals within six minutes from Romain Saiss and Raul Jimenez (penalty) overturned the deficit for Nuno Espirito Santo’s side to give them a 2-1 win that lifted them above Slovan into second position in the group standings.

There was one blow inasmuch as forward Diogo Jota was sent off in that game and so will miss the rematch due to suspension, but the Portuguese 22-year-old has not been starting in this competition anyway and tends to be saved for the Premier League.

Difficult to beat this season apart from a poor spell in the first half of September, Wolves have been drawing too many matches domestically and a shortage of clean sheets recently will be a concern for Nuno.

You would not put your mortgage on the Midlanders shutting out Slovan this time, but they should be too strong for the Slovaks and can cement second position in the group with what would be an important success.

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Wolves vs Slovan Bratislava Betting Tips

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    Wolves vs Slovan Bratislava Match Info Date: Thursday November 7 2019 Kick-off time: 8.00pm GMT Venue: Molineux Referee: Bas Nijhuis (Netherlands) Wolves vs Slovan Bratislava Head-To-Head Record 1 previous match October 24 2019: Slovan Bratislava 1-2 Wolves Wolves vs Slovan Bratislava Stats This is the first time Wolves have hosted a team from Slovakia in…