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Chris Sutton makes prediction for Wolves vs Manchester United

Wolves are taking on Manchester United tomorrow, and it’s a chance for a third straight win for Wanderers.

Julen Lopetegui has got off to a great start, with victories over Gillingham and Everton really lifting the mood around the club.

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That said, wanderers have not played particularly well in those to games.

Lopetegui will know that, and the level will need to be raised against Manchester United, who are in decent form.

Erik ten Hag brings his Red Devils to Molineux having won three of their last five games.

There’ll be no Cristiano Ronaldo after he agreed to terminate his contract with the club earlier this month, but there are still several big threats.

Marcus Rashford is in a good moment, and Bruno Fernandes is also playing well.

But the Wolves players will have been buoyed by that brilliant comeback win over Everton, so there is every chance of an upset.

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In the eyes of BBC Sport pundit Chris Sutton though, the visitors will come away with three points.

Predicting a 2-1 win for United, he said: “This is a tricky one to call because Wolves will be full of confidence after their last-gasp win over Everton in Julen Lopetegui’s first game in charge.

“They will have a real go at Manchester United but I think the progress Erik ten Hag’s side have made means they will be able to deal with that.

“United were dominant in their win over Nottingham Forest and we are starting to see them play the way Ten Hag wants them to.”

Everton result gives Wolves a great chance against Manchester United

Had Wolves dropped points against Everton, the feeling would be entirely different heading into this game.

But Rayan Ait-Nouri scoring when he did and Wolves winning was huge.

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The players just have to try and take those feelings of confidence into this game, and play without fear.

With the help of a rocking Molineux, they could easily take a point or more here.