Fulham face Wolves at Craven Cottage on Wednesday, Dec. 26. Here’s all the info you need to watch.
The Premier League returns with its annual Boxing Day games on Wednesday. In the first game of the day, Fulham host Wolves at Craven Cottage. The Cottagers have had a poor start to the season, sitting at the bottom of the table. Wolves are in the middle as the season reaches its midway point.
Fulham were able to pick up a point on Saturday, holding Newcastle to a scoreless draw. The game against Newcastle was the first time all season that Fulham have kept a clean sheet. The Cottagers are last in the Premier League, conceding 42 goals this season. Claudio Ranieri will have to build on the clean sheet if Fulham are going to avoid relegation. Up front, Aleksandar Mitrovic and Andre Schurrle have scored 12 of the club’s 16 goals this season. The duo will again lead the attack on Wednesday, as Fulham look to win their first game since Nov. 24.
Wolves had their three-game winning streak snapped by Liverpool on Friday, losing 2-0 to the Reds. The Wanderers will look to get back in the win column on Wednesday and break into the top half of the table. Ruben Neves has had a very good season for Wolves. The Portuguese midfielder is the classic box to box midfielder capable of doing everything. Neves will look to create chances for Raul Jimenez. The Mexican striker leads the club with five goals and has also added five assists.
The Premier League match between Fulham and Wolves will be broadcast on NBCSN. Live streaming is available on NBC Sports Gold, which you can access with a subscription.
Fulham and Wolves played each other eight times over the past four seasons in the Championship. Wolves won six of eight games but Fulham won the most recent game at the end of last season.