Wolverhampton Wanderers play against Leicester City in the Premier League this weekend, with the hosts to be without a key man, as reported by BBC Sport.

Both sides enter the game on the back of defeats. Leicester fell to a 2-1 loss against Southampton last weekend while Wolves lost 3-0 against Manchester City on Monday.

Nuno Espirito Santo’s side will realistically be aiming for all three points. They can take pride in the fact that they have taken points off Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal this season while they have also beaten Chelsea and Tottenham.

The game at Molineux promises to be a tightly-contested encounter. Just two points separate the two teams on the Premier League standings at this point. Leicester are currently in eighth place with 31 points from 22 games while Wolves are in 11th place with 29 points.

Nuno’s side will have to make do without the services of ever-present centre-back Willy Boly, who is serving a three-match suspension after being sent off against City. Leander Dendoncker is expected to deputise for the 27-year-old in defence.

One area of concern which Wolves need to address is their defensive problems. They have managed to keep just one clean sheet during their past 15 games in all competitions. This is something which Claude Puel’s side will be aiming to exploit as they look to secure European football next season.

The two sides have met twice already this season, once in the league and another time in the EFL Cup. Leicester have won both games. During the Premier League encounter between the two sides back in August, the Foxes prevailed 2-0.

During the EFL Cup encounter between the two sides, the game ended 0-0 at Molineux but Puel’s side went on to win 3-1 on penalties.

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