Stat Pack: Saints vs Wolverhampton Wanderers

By SFC Media Tue 22 Aug Saints vs Wolves
Photo by Chris Moorhouse

Check out the key statistics ahead of Southampton's Carabao Cup second round tie against Wolverhampton Wanderers at St Mary's.

- This is the first League Cup meeting between Southampton and Wolves since 1984/85 – the Saints progressed in the third round after a replay.

- These sides last met in April 2009, with Wolves winning 3-0 at Molineux in a Championship game with goals from Sam Vokes, Jody Craddock and David Jones.

- Last season’s losing finalists Southampton have reached the third round in each of their last six campaigns

- Since Wolves beat Nottingham Forest in the 1980 League Cup final, they have only eliminated top-flight opponents from the League Cup in one of their last 14 attempts, winning 2-1 against Coventry City in the fourth round in 1995/96. They’ve lost each of their last six games against Premier League opposition in the League Cup.

Wolves have won just two of their last 19 meetings with Southampton in all competitions.