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Predicted Wolves XI to face Brighton

Wolves are back in Premier League action today against Brighton at Molineux.

Wanderers have lost their last two Premier League games 1-0 against Newcastle United and Burnley.

It’s been a frustrating past few weeks for the team, having lost six of the last nine matches in the competition.

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Wolves are actually still within touching distance of the teams above them and still have faint hopes of securing European football.

But realistically, there can be no more slip ups now.

Up next for Wolves is a Brighton side who have won just two of their last 11 Premier League games, so it’s a great opportunity for three much-needed points.

Here’s how Bruno Lage might set his team up for the visit of the Seagulls.

Wolves predicted XI to face Brighton – Hwang and Jimenez drop out as Chiquinho and Neto come in

Jose Sa will obviously keep his place in goal, and there are unlikely to be any changes in defence for Saturday’s game.

Lage has said that Max Kilman is still injured, and so we will likely see a back three of Willy Boly, Conor Coady and Romain Saiss.

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And it’s hard to see Lage diverting away from Nelson Semedo and Jonny Castro Otto, with the pair impressing in the defeat to Burnley.

Jonny shifted over to the left to accommodate Semedo, and both players put a good shift in despite the loss in Lancashire.

In midfield, Ruben Neves isn’t quite ready for the clash and so Leander Dendoncker will more than likely continue alongside Joao Moutinho in the engine room.

It is in attack where we could be seeing some changes.

Wolves really struggled to break Burnley down, especially once the Clarets took the lead.

It would be no surprise if Hwang Hee-chan dropped to the bench after another sub-par display last time out.

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And Raul Jimenez will also be lucky to keep his starting berth.

The Mexican did play out on the right side against Burnley, but Fabio Silva did a decent job through the middle.

With Daniel Podence still injured, we could potentially see Pedro Neto come in to start, and it would also be great to see £3 million January signing Chiquinho (The Athletic) get a first Premier League start.

It would be a youthful front three, but one that would hopefully bring energy and dynamism.

Wolves 3-4-3: Sa/Boly, Coady, Saiss/Semedo, Moutinho, Dendoncker, Jonny/Chiquinho, Silva, Neto.

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