Opportunity knocks for McCarthy's men

Published Add your comment

Football News

This weekend sees Wolves travel the 90-odd miles up to Merseyside to take on the Blue side of the city. 

The away side should be taking a great amount of confidence into this match. Not only have they got off to a winning start, Everton produced an extremely lacklustre performance away at Ewood Park. 

Looking from the outside, you have to say much of the pre-match pressure is on the Everton players. They need a win, they're playing at home and their fans will be expecting three points. 

Wolves can definitely use this to their advantage. Mick McCarthy's no fool and he'll realise there's an opportunity to be taken here. 

As long as they set up, stick to the game plan and take their chances on the break, they could shock David Moyes's men and head home with two bonus points in the bag. Points that will make a real difference at the business end of the season. 

There's no doubt that Everton will have to respect their opponents when the sides line up on Saturday afternoon. 

You only have to cast your mind back to last season's Goodison Park encounter to see the result is far from a given - Kevin Doyle slotting home with a quarter of an hour left to seemingly wrap up victory; only for Diniyar Bilyaletdinov to spoil the party with an 88th minute equaliser. 

With one side looking to build a positive start and the other really looking to kick-start their season we can expect a tense, tight and competitive encounter that could even bring a few goals.

*Disclaimer: The views in this article are that of the writer and may not replicate those of the Professional Footballers' Association.


Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Premier League
Wolverhampton Wanderers

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again