Wolves vs Manchester United prediction: How will Premier League fixture play out today?

Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Wolverhampton Wanderers welcome Manchester United to Molineux this afternoon as the hosts look to achieve their first Premier League win of the new season.

Wolves suffered 1-0 defeats by Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur in their first two games of the campaign, but they responded positively by thrashing Nottingham Forest 4-0 in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night.

The club’s new coach Bruno Lage will hope his players can build upon that result against a Man United team who stuttered against Southampton last time out.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side blew away Leeds United 5-1 on the opening weekend of the Premier League season, but they were forced to come from behind to secure a 1-1 away draw with the Saints in their most recent fixture.

The backdrop to this tie is obviously the return of Cristiano Ronaldo to United. The Portugal captain is not expected to join the squad until after the impending international break, however.

Here’s all you need to know about Wolves vs Man United.

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When is it?

The match will kick off at 4.30pm BST.

How can I watch it?

The game will air live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event. Subscribers can also stream the fixture live on the Sky Go app.

If you’re not a Sky customer, you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.

What is the team news?

Centre-back Raphael Varane could make his debut for Man United, having been an unused substitute against Southampton. New signing Ronaldo will not feature just yet.

Scott McTominay will miss out, with the midfielder having undergone groin surgery this week, while goalkeeper Dean Henderson is another absentee – as are defender Alex Telles and forward Marcus Rashford.

For Wolves, Jonny Otto and Pedro Neto will not take part, but Willy Boly might just be fit enough to feature after a recent hamstring injury.

Predicted line-ups

Wolves: Sa; Semedo, Kilman, Coady, Saiss, Marcal; Neves, Moutinho; Trincao, Jimenez, Traore.

United: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; Fred, Fernandes, Matic; Pogba, Greenwood, Martial.

Odds

Wolves: 4/1

Draw: 5/2

United: 3/4

Prediction

Man United will not display the shortcomings they exhibited against Southampton, finding a way past Wolves to increase concerns around Lage and his side at Molineux. Wolves 0-2 United.

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