Wolves v Manchester United Preview

Tomorrow evening the current Premier League leaders Manchester United will take on Wolves, who are currently bottom of the table at Molineux. Earlier on in the day Arsenal are away to Newcastle and Manchester City are at home to West Brom. Chelsea face Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Wolves are currently bottom of the Premier League table, having played 24 games in the league and have 21 points. Man United have 24 games and have 54 points. Midweek Wolves lost 1-0 to Bolton after Daniel Sturridge scored the winning goal deep into injury time.  Man United on the other hand beat Aston Villa 3-1 with two goals from Wayne Rooney for United and one from Nemanja Vidic. Darren Bent scored for Villa.

There have been 95 games played between both clubs, which have seen 46 Manchester United wins, 33 Wolves wins and 16 draws. United and Wolves have already played each other twice this season, the first was in October in the Carling Cup, which Man United won 3-2. The league game at Old Trafford in November ended in a 2-1 win for United.

The last time Wolves beat United was on the 17th January 2004, Wolves beat United 1-0 at Molineux with the only goal of the game being scored by Kenny Miller.

Sir Alex Ferguson is expecting Rafael Da Silva to be fit to play tomorrow after picking up concussion during Man United's game against Blackpool back on the 25th January. Darren Fletcher should also be fine to play after suffering from an eye injury against Aston Villa. Antonio Valencia and Owen Hargreaves are both out injured.

Man United squad: Van der Sar, Kuszczak, Lindegaard, Rafael, O'Shea, Brown, Ferdinand, Vidic, Smalling, Evans, Evra, Fabio, Nani, Obertan, Carrick, Fletcher, Scholes, Gibson, Anderson, Giggs, Bebe, Rooney, Berbatov, Hernandez and Owen.

Jamie O'Hara could make his first start for Wolves after joining on loan from Tottenham. The main injury news for Wolves is that they are without Stephen Hunt who has a calf injury.

The referee tomorrow is Michael Oliver, so far this season he has officiated 20 games, showing 59 yellow cards and six red cards. Oliver hasn't refereed any games involving Man United or Wolves this season.

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