FPL team guides: Wolverhampton Wanderers – Best players, predicted line-ups + more

Gameweek 1 of Fantasy Premier League (FPL) is almost upon us and we’re profiling all 20 Premier League teams before the season starts.

From our top picks from each team to a predicted line-up for the opening weekend, we’ve covered each top-flight side in detail.

Next up is Wolverhampton Wanderers, who despite flirting with Champions League qualification in 2021/22, suffered an alarming drop-off in the closing months.

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FPL pre-season: Trossard hits hat-trick from wing-back role 1


Total Rank v other Premier League clubs
Goals scored 38 17th
Shots 402 18th
Shots in the box 239 19th
Shots on target 134 17th
Big chances 58 14th=
Expected goals (xG) 42.54 19th

Wolves really struggled for goals throughout 2021/22 and finished the campaign among the lowest scorers in the division.

In fact, only the three relegated clubs – Burnley, Watford and Norwich City – scored fewer than their 38, with their expected goals (xG) tally faring even worse when compared to other top-flight clubs.

Their lack of creativity in the final third was sometimes overlooked during the first half of the season, when they possessed one of the best defensive records in the division. However, the campaign came to a disappointing end, as Wolves won just three of their last 14 league games.

The fact they finished 10th with such a dismal goalscoring output is an achievement in itself, but manager Bruno Lage will be demanding more in 2022/23.




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FPL pre-season: Trossard hits hat-trick from wing-back role 2