Paul Merson is predicting that Tottenham Hotspur will drop extra factors within the top-four race in opposition to Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday lunchtime.
Spurs squandered an early result in lose 3-2 to Southampton on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium within the Premier League on Wednesday evening regardless of twice taking the lead in north London.
Tottenham have misplaced successive Premier League video games for the primary time since Antonio Conte took over the reins of Spurs from his predecessor Nuno Espirito Santo.
Chelsea FC have been 2-0 winners in opposition to Spurs to dent Tottenham’s hopes of difficult West Ham, Manchester United and Arsenal for a spot within the Champions League.
Wolves will make the journey to Tottenham only a level adrift of Spurs regardless of dropping 1-0 to Arsenal of their mid-week conflict at Molineux Stadium.
The West Midlands membership have received 4 of their final six Premier League video games to maneuver into the highest half of the desk.
Former Arsenal midfielder Merson is backing Wolves to carry Tottenham to a attract north London in Sunday’s early kick-off.
“That was a stinking outcome for Tottenham the opposite day,” Merson informed Sportskeeda. “They’d video games in hand, they usually might have been a shoo-in for the Premier League prime 4. Now, they’ve fallen behind.
“Tottenham’s efficiency fearful me the opposite evening – they received completely slaughtered. In the event that they’d received that sport, it could’ve simply papered over the cracks.
“Each groups should win this sport. A draw right here isn’t any good and can simply assist the likes of Arsenal, West Ham, and Man United. Wolves misplaced to Arsenal of their midweek sport, and might want to play Arsenal away from house. They want a win right here, however I see each groups enjoying out a draw this weekend.”
Tottenham have been 1-0 winners in opposition to Wolves at Molineux Stadium again in August because of Dele Alli’s tenth-minute winner.
Spurs beat Wolves within the Carabao Cup earlier than Conte’s facet misplaced to Chelsea FC within the League Cup semi-finals.
The West Midlands membership have a formidable document in north London previously three seasons following a return of six factors from a doable 9.
Tottenham will journey to Manchester City within the Premier League subsequent Saturday.