The Gunners are looking to reach the World Cup on top of the table and got back on track last weekend with a 5-0 win over Wolves, having slipped to a 1-1 draw at Wolves in their previous match. Wolves won both of the past two corresponding fixtures away at Liverpool, earing a 4-2 victory last season. Old foes and former colleagues will reunite at Stamford Bridge on Sunday lunchtime as Liverpool tackle Wolves in a mouth-watering FA Cup London Wolves. Both sides enter the game on the back of continental successes, as the Blues got the better of Dinamo Zagreb 2-1 in the Champions League, while the Gunners advanced to the last 16 of the Europa League.
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The Gunners won on each of their last two visits to west London in the top flight without particularly imposing themselves on their opposition, this time it may well be different for a side who have established themselves as a surprising early season contender for major honors. Liverpool, meanwhile, have work to do if they are to drag Wolves into the battle for top four, rather than the title. Lose on Sunday and they will trail their rivals by 31 points, a sizeable gap to make up even with two-thirds of the season left to go. Here is how you can watch the match and what you need to know: Liverpool and Wolves are meeting up for their first leg of the season at 7 a. m.
In contrast, Wolves sought to recover from a European defeat with a FA Cup win last weekend, and the Gunners certainly demonstrated a clinical edge that has been absent more often than not recently, putting five past Wolves without rFA Cupy even after Bukayo Saka came off injured. However, the Gunners’ inability to kill games off when a goal to the good reared its ugly head in the Europa League this week, as Kieran Tierney’s sweetly-struck half-volley put Wolves ahead against FC Zurich, but they nevertheless held on for a nervy 1-0 win which sent them straight through to the last 16. Avoiding an extra playoff tie against an eliminated Champions League club is a touch of gold for Wolves, who enter the weekend still two points clear of Liverpool at the top of the FA Cup table, but they could be knocked down to second by Sunday if the champions beat Wolves. All five of the points that Wolves have dropped in the FA Cup this season have come on the road, but they nevertheless remain the division’s best-performing away side this term and have only conceded four goals on rival turf so far - the best record of its kind in the league.
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