Stamford Bridge hosts Chelsea and Wolves this Sunday in the Premier League. Both Chelsea and Wolves are stuck in the mid table of the Premier League and need a win to start closing in on European football.
Chelsea currently sit tenth in the Premier League after 22 games. The Blues have nine wins, four draws and nine losses, leaving them on 31 points, five points from European football.
In their last five games in all competitions, Chelsea have two wins, one draw and two losses.
In the first leg of the League Cup Semi-final, Chelsea took on Championship side Middlesbrough. Hayden Hackney scored in the first half to give Middlesbrough the shock 1 - 0 win. Back in the Premier League, Chelsea had a West London derby against Fulham. A Cole Palmer penalty in the fourth minute of added time of the first half was the only goal of the game in the 1 - 0 win for Chelsea.
The second leg of the League Cup Semi-final, Morgan Rogers’ goal was merely a consolation for Middlesbrough. A Jonny Howson own goal and goals from Enzo Fernandez, Axel Disasi and Noni Madueke along with a brace from Palmer gave Chelsea the 6 - 1 win. In the Fourth Round of the FA Cup, Chelsea hosted fellow Premier League side Aston Villa. The clash saw only nine shots on target in the entire 90 minutes as they played out a 0 - 0 draw.
The last time out for Chelsea was against Liverpool on Wednesday. Christopher Nkunku scored on his return, but goals from Diogo Jota, Conor Bradley, Dominik Szoboszlai and Luis Dias gave Liverpool the 4 - 1 win.
Wolves sit just below Chelsea in 11th in the Premier League. In 22 games, Wolves have eight wins, five draws and nine losses which leaves them on 29 points, two points from Chelsea.
In their last five games in all competitions, Wolves have two wins, two draws and one loss.
In the Third Round of the FA Cup, Wolves took on Brentford. Joao Gomes was sent off in just the ninth minute for Wolves allowing Neal Maupay to grab a goal before halftime. However, Tommy Doyle grabbed a goal in the second half to give Wolves the 1 - 1 draw. The Replay saw Nathan Collins open the scoring for Brentford with Nelson Semedo equalising before halftime. Maupay regained the lead for Brentford, but goals from Nathan Fraser and Matheus Cunha gave Wolves the 3 - 2 win.
Back in the Premier League, Wolves took on Brighton. Wolves had only three shots on target and 28% of the possession as they played out a 0 - 0 draw with Brighton. The Fourth Round of the FA Cup saw a Black Country derby against West Brom. Pedro Neto and Cunha both scored in the 2 - 0 win for Wolves.
The most recent outing for Wolves was against Manchester United on Thursday. Late drama saw goals from Pablo Sarabia, Max Kilman and Pedro Neto but it wasn’t enough as goals from Marcus Rashford, Rasmus Hojlund, Scott McTominay and Kobbie Mainoo gave United the dramatic 4 - 3 win.
Chelsea and Wolves have met 116 times in their histories, with the first meeting coming back in 1906. There’s not too much to separate the two sides, with Chelsea having 44 wins in comparison to Wolves’ 42 wins, the other 30 games ending in a draw.