FA Cup

Wolves vs Norwich - FA Cup: TV channel, live stream, team news & prediction

Matt O'Connor-Simpson
An all top-flight tie
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It's FA Cup weekend again and on Saturday Norwich City travel to Wolverhampton Wanderers for an all-Premier League fourth round tie.

The relegation-threatened Canaries edged past League One Charlton in the previous round and Dean Smith will be hoping that another positive result here can be the catalyst for their survival push.

Meanwhile, Wolves beat Sheffield United 3-0 in the third round and are looking for a cup run to spice up their season.

Here is everything you need to know about this one...


How to watch Wolves vs Norwich City on TV/live stream

When is kick off? Saturday 5 February, 15:00 (GMT)
Where is the match being played? Molineux
TV channel/live stream? Sky Sports Soccer Saturday (UK), ESPN+ (US)
Highlights? Emirates FA Cup YouTube Channel, Match of the Day, 22:30pm BBC One
Referee? David Coote
VAR? Paul Tierney


Wolves team news

Raul Jimenez's involvement will be touch and go right up until kick-off after he scored the winner in Mexico's 1-0 win over Panama on Thursday.

Pedro Neto is nearing a return after a long-term issue but this one likely comes too early and he is set to sit out alongside Yerson Mosquera, Willy Boly and Hwang Hee-chan. Elsewhere, Jonny may be fit.

Read Wolves' predicted lineup here.


Norwich team news

Norwich had a lengthy injury list the last time they were in action against Watford on 21 January.

This time around the Canaries are boosted by Billy Gilmour and Mathias Normann returning to training, but Christoph Zimmermann, Lukas Rupp and Andrew Omobamidele should all still be absent.

Kenny McClean will be back after testing positive for Covid-19, though.

Read Norwich's predicted lineup here.


Wolves vs Norwich head-to-head record

These two sides have met three times previously in the FA Cup. The first of these came in the third round in 1971, with Wolves romping to a 5-1 victory.

Wanderers would again get the better of Norwich in the fourth round nine years later, although they did require a replay on that occasion.

These two defeats neatly sum up the Canaries' historic struggles in this fixture. It took 13 games against Wolves for them to register a victory and they have won just 13 of the 62 meetings between the pair to their opponents' 32.


Wolves vs Norwich score prediction

Wolves have been seriously impressive under Bruno Lage this season, and a good cup run would only add to the feel-good factor in the Black Country right now.

We think they'll have more than enough to navigate this particular obstacle too. Wanderers are unbeaten in their last six and we do not see that changing against a Norwich side that will have their eyes set on other things, such as Premier League survival.

Even if Jimenez is not back in time to lead the line, this one will be a home win.

Prediction: Wolves 3-1 Norwich


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