This Sunday at the Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton Wanderers will play Chelsea, led by Mauricio Pochettino, in a crucial encounter that will mark the Premier League’s return to action.

Chelsea vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers Preview
Chelsea has not been at their best this season and is now ranked tenth in the Premier League. The Blues are hoping to step it up this weekend after defeating Newcastle United in the EFL Cup on penalties.

Conversely, Wolverhampton Wanderers have been inconsistent this season and now sit in 13th place in the league table. The host team was defeated 3-0 by West Ham United last game.

Chelsea vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers Head-to-Head and Important Stats

Wolverhampton Wanderers and Chelsea have a strong past record, with Chelsea winning 44 of the 115 games that have been played between the two clubs, to Wolverhampton Wanderers’ 41 wins.In April of this year, Wolverhampton Wanderers defeated Chelsea 1-0 in their Premier League encounter; the Blues have not been defeated in back-to-back meetings since 1975.Chelsea has lost its previous three away Premier League games against Wolverhampton Wanderers after a 5-2 triumph at the Molineux Stadium in 2019.In the history of the Premier League, this is just the second game ever scheduled for Christmas Eve; the only other one was between Leeds United and Man United.

Chelsea vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers Prediction
Under Mauricio Pochettino, Chelsea has improved this season, but they haven’t yet found their footing in the Premier League. Players who can be productive on their day, such as Cole Palmer and Raheem Sterling, will need to step up in this match.

With a strong roster at their disposal, Wolverhampton Wanderers are more than capable of pulling off an upset on any given day. This season, the hosts have been playing well, and this Saturday, they could keep Chelsea to a draw.

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Chelsea, predicted: 1-1

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