Wolves’ record against the Premier League's top six ahead of trip to champions Manchester City

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No club has a better record against the Premier League's top six than Wolves. Will they continue their impressive showing on Monday Night Football at Manchester City?

Of the 14 clubs sitting below Liverpool, Manchester City, Tottenham, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United in the Premier League table, Wolves' form against the top six is unmatched in virtually every department.

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Six clubs have failed to pick up a point against these six teams, while every side has lost at least four such encounters so far this season - except for Wolves.

PL 2018-19 record v top-six sides

Team W-D-L -- Points GF-GA (GD)
Wolves 2-3-2 -- 9pts 10-10 (0)
West Ham 2-1-4 -- 7pts 5-13 (-8)
Leicester 2-0-4 -- 6pts 6-10 (-4)
Crystal Palace 1-2-4 -- 5pts 6-11 (-5)
Southampton 1-2-5 -- 5pts 8-22 (-14)
Brighton 1-1-5 -- 4pts 6-11 (-5)
Watford 1-0-5 -- 3pts 5-12 (-7)
Everton 0-1-5 -- 1pt 4-14 (-10)
Newcastle 0-0-8 -- 0pts 6-18 (-12)
Huddersfield 0-0-6 -- 0pts 2-16 (-14)
Burnley 0-0-6 -- 0pts 2-18 (-16)
Bournemouth 0-0-7 -- 0pts 4-22 (-18)
Fulham 0-0-7 -- 0pts 4-23 (-19)
Cardiff 0-0-7 -- 0pts 5-25 (-20)

Nuno Espirito Santo's side have won two and drawn three of their seven league matches to date against the top six, while a goal difference of zero makes them the only club not in the minus.

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Watch highlights of arguably Wolves' standout win of the season - a 3-1 victory at Wembley against Tottenham

But having picked up nine points against the big six, Wolves remain 11th going into their Monday Night Football clash at the Etihad - a sign of their struggles against lesser opposition, but a warning for City nonetheless.

Disappointingly for Wolves, a draw at Arsenal was followed by a home defeat to Huddersfield, victory at Chelsea was preceded by a 2-1 loss at Cardiff, while another home defeat against Crystal Palace came after an impressive 3-1 win at Tottenham.

Wolves' PL results against top six

Aug 25 Wolves 1-1 Man City
Sep 22 Man Utd 1-1 Wolves
Nov 3 Wolves 2-3 Tottenham
Nov 11 Arsenal 1-1 Wolves
Dec 5 Wolves 2-1 Chelsea
Dec 21 Wolves 0-2 Liverpool
Dec 29 Tottenham 1-3 Wolves

Inconsistencies aside, Wolves head to the Etihad knowing that it is against City where their unrivalled record kick-started back in August.

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Will Wolves add to their nine-point haul against the big six? Watch Manchester City vs Wolves live on Sky Sports Premier League from 7pm on Monday Night Football.

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