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Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Olympiakos, Europa League Match Prediction

Wolverhampton Wanderers and Olympiakos face off each other in the round of 16 ties in the 2019-2020 UEFA Europa League. 

Team Preview 

Olympiakos stands at the first spot in Greek Super League, having won 28 matches out of 36. During the campaign of GSL, they lost just one game. In the first leg encounter of Europa League with their Thursday rival, they secured 1-1 draw. In the 2nd leg, they surprised Arsenal by 2-1. Pedro Martins would be confident to get past the English Club at Molineux on Thursday.

Meanwhile, Wolverhampton Wanderers are placed at the second position in the league in Group K, having won 4 matches out of 6. In the last first leg tie with Olympiakos, Wanderers played a 1-1 draw. In the next encounter, the English club suffered a 3-2 defeat against Espanyol. Nuno Espirito Santo's side recently lost the European qualification after Arsenal's FA Cup triumph against Chelsea and the league-draw already created a much tension for him. 

Team News & Lineups 

Wolverhampton Wanderers 

Wolves would go with a 3-5-2 formation as Nuno is strategical about this crunch game.  After starting against Chelsea from the replacement, Joao Moutinho will get his name on his team sheet. 

Line-up: Patricio; Boly, Coady, Saiss; Doherty, Dendoncker, Moutinho, Neves, Jonny; Jota, Jimenez

Wolverhampton form (all competitions): L L W D W L

Olympiacos 

Diogo Jota is likely to get back in the selection for Olympiacos. Center-back Ruben Semedo will miss this tie Olympiacos who was sent off during the first half of the first leg. 

Line-up: Sa; Elabdellaoui, Ba, Cisse, Tsimikas; Guilherme, Bouchalakis, Camara; Valbuena, El-Arabi, Masouras

Olympiacos form (all competitions): W D W L W W

Key Players 

Wolverhampton Wanderers 

Diogo Jota (midfield): 6 goals 

Raul Jimenez (forward): 3 goals 

Adama Traore (forward): 2 goals 

Olympiacos 

Youssef EI Arabi (midfield): 2 goals 

Pape Abou Cisse (defense): 1 goal 

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