Conference League Qualifiers hopefuls Wolves continue their attempt to secure a berth in next season’s competition at St. James’ Park when they travel to face Newcastle United, who are aiming to end the season on a high. With seven matches left, Wolves trail sixth-placed West Ham United by two points for a spot in the Conference League Qualifiers. Raúl Jiménez, Hwang, and Rúben Neves have been Wolverhampton Wanderers’ main attacking threats this campaign, netting six, five, and four times, respectively. In league matches on their travels this season, Wolves have eight wins, two draws, and five losses. Wolves beat Aston Villa 2-1 at home in their last Premier League match. Across their last six league games Wolves have won three and lost three.
Newcastle United are placed 15th on 31 points. The Magpies were defeated 5-1 in their last Premier League match on the road. Callum Wilson and Allan Saint-Maximin have caught the eye for Newcastle this season. Wilson is the club’s top scorer with six goals, five of which have been the tone-setting first of the match. Saint-Maximin has been nearly as impressive, scoring five times, including two match-openers. Newcastle have four wins, six draws, and four losses this season in 14 Premier League contests at home. The Magpies will be out to extend a five-match home unbeaten streak (three wins and two draws) dating to December 2021 against Manchester United. In their last six league matches, Newcastle have won three and lost three.
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Newcastle vs Wolves: Match Stats
Both teams have scored in all 13 Premier League meetings between Newcastle and Wolves, making it the most played fixture in the competition’s history to see neither side keep a clean sheet. On top of that, nine of the 13 Premier League meetings between Newcastle and Wolves have been drawn (69%), the highest percentage of games to finish level of all fixtures to have been played more than 10 times in the competition.
Newcastle are winless in five home league games against Wolves (three draws and two losses) since a 4-1 victory in the Premier League in April 2011. The Magpies have won their last three home Premier League matches, last winning more consecutively at St James’ Park between January and March 2019 (five in a row). Head coach Eddie Howe has never won four consecutive home Premier League matches as a manager. That being said, Newcastle have lost each of their last three in the competition. They haven’t lost four in a row since a run of five in January 2021.
Wolves are looking to complete their first league double over Newcastle since the 1991/92 second tier campaign, while they last beat the Magpies home and away in a top-flight campaign in 1953/54. Wolves have won eight away Premier League games in 2021-22, their most ever in a single Premier League season and their most in a top-flight season since 1979-80 (10 wins), when they finished sixth.
Jonny has scored a goal in each of his last two Premier League appearances for Wolves, only one fewer than he scored in his first 79 matches for the club (3), although one of those goals came away at Newcastle in October 2019. He is looking to become only the fifth Wolves player to score in three Premier League appearances in a row, and first since Raúl Jiménez in November 2019.
2 October 2021 – Wolves 2-1 Newcastle – Premier League
27 February 2021 – Newcastle 1-1 Wolves – Premier League
25 October 2020 – Wolves 1-1 Newcastle – Premier League
11 January 2020 – Wolves 1-1 Newcastle – Premier League
27 October 2019 – Newcastle 1-1 Wolves – Premier League
Wolves won the last Premier League meeting between the teams, coming out on top 2-1 at Molineux Stadium in October. Hwang Hee-Chan led Wolves with two goals, netting in the 20th and 58th minute. Jeff Hendrick scored the lone goal for the Magpies in the 41st minute. Wolves have got the better of Newcastle of late, unbeaten in their last seven Premier League matches (two wins and five draws). Newcastle are looking for their first league win in games between the two teams since February 2017. Wolves have outscored the Magpies 9-7 during their unbeaten streak.