Wolves confirmed XI to face Burnley - Silva and Jimenez both start
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Wolves confirmed XI to face Burnley - Silva and Jimenez both start

Wolves are facing Burnley in the Premier League today – and the team news is now in.

Wanderers are looking to get things back on track at Turf Moor, after defeat last time out to Newcastle United.

Wolves have not played since the April 8, meaning there has been a lot of time to stew on that 1-0 loss to the Magpies.

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Bruno Lage’s side had been scheduled to face Manchester City last weekend. But the Citizens were in FA Cup action against Liverpool, so that game had to be moved.

But the wait is finally over and Wolves are looking to respond with a victory today against Burnley.

Burnley sacked Sean Dyche last week, but have since taken four points from their last two Premier League games.

The Clarets got a good win against Southampton in midweek, and are looking to keep the momentum going.

Burnley have given Wolves problems in recent times and it will potentially be another difficult game today in Lancashire.

Wolves confirmed XI to face Burnley – Jimenez and Silva both start

Lage has made a few changes to the side that faced Newcastle a couple of weeks ago.

One is enforced, with Max Kilman suffering an injury in training earlier this week.

Romain Saiss comes back into the team, most likely to play as the left-sided centre-back. He joins Conor Coady and Willy Boly in a three.

Jonny Castro Otto keeps his place in the side having been playing really well of late, but he moves over to the left side, with Nelson Semedo returning at right wing-back.

In midfield, Leander Dendoncker comes in for Luke Cundle to partner Joao Moutinho.

And up top, Raul Jimenez and Fabio Silva are both starting.

They are supported by Hwang Hee-chan. It could well be that Silva is utilised in a wide role.

There is no Daniel Podence today, with Lage stating he had pain in his toe leading up to the game.

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That is a blow given how impactful he’s been in 2022.

It’s a side that is more than capable of winning the game, and hopefully the 11 players can get the job done against a team scrapping for Premier League survival.