ESL Vs WOL Dream 11 prediction: Espanyol set to forego today’s clash with Wolverhampton having completed the job in their first round itself.
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With Espanyol will aware that the 4-0 deficit they took from the previous fixture between these two sides being too colossal a one to overturn, the side will be treating today’s tie as a foregone conclusion. This double header was sealed in the first round itself after Wolverhampton doled out a drubbing to a drab Espanyol unit infront of their raucous supporters.
Trouncing Espanyol as they cut them apart and wiped the floor with them, Wolverhampton all but assured themselves of passage into the ensuing round with a pulsating win. The emphatic result was yet another exquisite showing by the side, one which lay down a marker and saw one of the most progressive units in Europe show everyone why they are held in such high stature.
Where the showing was vindictive of Wolverhampton’s illustrious and sublime attacking play, for Espanyol the showing epitomised why they are bottom of La Liga this season. It was a haywire display from the unit, one which saw them being completely outshone and decimated with the side failing to put on any kind of fight on the day.
Although Wolverhampton will be deploying their second string side for the clash, they should still have more than enough to rake up a win on the bed. Espanyol were horrendous in the first round and with the home side having more pressing matters to address to in La Liga, this should be another fixture where Wolverhampton put them to bed.
Probable Playing 11
- Oier and Raul de Tomas will both be sitting today’s encounter out for Espanyol courtesy of their ongoing injuries.
- Just the one injury concern for the visiting unit with Castro yet to recover from his injury.
Andres Prieto, Victor Gomez, Fernando Calero, Naldo, Adria Pedrosa, Wu Lei, Victor Sanchez, Iturraspe, Vargas, Oscar Melendo, Ferreyra
Ruddy, Kilman, Coady, Saiss, Traore, Bruno Jordao, Gibbs-White, Ruben Vinagre, Podence, Campana, Pedro Neto
Europa League 2019-20
Match: Espanyol Vs Wolverhampton
Date And Time: 27th February, Thursday- 11:25pm IST
Venue: RCDE Stadium, Espanyol
Television: Sony Ten 2/HD
- Andres Prieto, Victor Gomez, Victor Sanchez, Oscar Melendo
- Kilman, Traore, Campana, Pedro Neto
Top Goal Scorer
- Raul: 4 Goals
- Jimenez: 12 Goals, 6 Assists
Freekick And Corner Taker
- Oscar Melendo
Wolverhampton Vs Espanyol: 4-0
Dream 11 Picks
The biggest qualm when crafting our Dream 11 side for this encounter was opting for four viable picks from Espanyol. Fortunately, we were able to rummage our way to one safe selection from the unit in the form of Andres Prieto coming into our side courtesy of the save points his valour and vigour should accrue today.
The one telling aspect from Wolverhampton’s triumph over Espanyol the last time around was the way in which the home unit dominated their opponents. The culminating stages of the encounter saw Wolverhampton’s defender maraud their way into the side’s attacking travails with ease owing to the freedom they were handed over by Espanyol.
And the same could be on display today as well, a discourse which sees us move in for Conor Coady and Roman Saiss for the affair. Elsewhere, the one name comes into our side from Espanyol as well with Adria Pedrosa our selection for the outing.
At a time when Wolverhampton are set to accord their regular players a rest today, Pedro Neto will be asked to lead the side’s attacking soirees. And across the last month, he’s shown his mettle in abundance, something which should see him rake up atleast the one goal today given the escalated role he’ll be handed over.
Ruben Vinagre will also come in courtesy of the role he’ll be handed over in taking corners and freekicks for the side. The electric and enigmatic partnership of Morgan Gibbs-White and Daniel Podence will also be making a way into our setup from the visiting unit given Espanyol’s shambolic and chastening defence.
Elsewhere, just the one selection from Espanyol once again with Oscar Melendo coming in for the upcoming affair.
A levelly balanced ambit, we are going to be indulging in the services of the one striker apiece from either side here. We begin with Leonardo Campana who looks set to be handed over his Europa League debut for Wolverhampton, a tie he’ll be looking to utilise to show his statue for the outfit.
From Espanyol meanwhile, Facundo Ferreyra’s acumen to string together meaningful attacking plays sees him wrap up proceedings for the encounter.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Neto’s astute showings off late see us make him our captain while Podence is our vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Prieto, Coady, Saiss, Pedrosa, Neto, Vinagre, Melendo, Podence, Morgan, Ferreyra, Campana
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Updated Team after the line up is out
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.