With the EFL Cup getting back underway on Tuesday night, we are treated to another stacked schedule from across the continent.
Watching the likes of Barcelona trying and extend their buffer at the top of the La Liga table when they travel to Mallorca, we have taken a look at a pair of intriguing fixtures that are worth keeping an eye out for.
19:45 Ipswich vs Wolves
While Ipswich might have only made their Championship return this season, the Blues find themselves in the midst of what has quickly become a real fairytale. Continuing on a remarkable rise since they welcomed Kieran McKenna to Portman Road, Tuesday’s hosts will be smelling the chance to spring an EFL Cup upset here.
Already battling it out in the automatic promotion places and tipped as a genuine contender to secure back-to-back promotions this season, the former Manchester United coach finds the mood in his camp at a red-hot high.
Last seen over the weekend putting in another action-packed display as they eventually claimed a 4-3 victory against Blackburn, Ipswich have remarkably won nine of their opening 10 appearances across all competitions.
Heading into September’s international break with an eye-catching 3-2 win against a high-flying Cardiff, Ipswich should be excited by Wolves’ arrival here.
While Tuesday’s guests might have clung to their Premier League status last season, it is no secret that the Midlands-based outfit are dealing with a string of issues behind the scenes.
Watching Julen Lopetegui walk out of the club just days before the 2023/24 campaign got underway, it appears that Gary O’Neil has a real job on his hands at Mollineaux.
Missing out on a golden opportunity over the weekend as they were forced to settle for a 1-1 stalemate away at Premier League returns Luton, the former Bournemouth boss has seen his side muster just a single win from their opening five top-flight showdowns.
Likewise, although Wolves might have snatched a 1-0 victory away at…
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Author : Tom Dunstan
Publish date : 2023-09-24 22:55:30
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