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Chris Sutton says Wolves look like scoring in every game under Lopetegui

BBC Sport pundit Chris Sutton has said Wolves now look like scoring in every game under Julen Lopetegui.

Wanderers are looking to get back to winning ways at the weekend against West Ham United.

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The club were knocked out of the Carabao Cup by Nottingham Forest on Wednesday night. And days before, the team played out a 2-2 draw with Liverpool in the FA Cup.

In both games, Wolves were stung by terrible refereeing decisions.

Everyone connected with Wolves will hope there won’t be any more on Saturday against West Ham.

The Hammers represent a great chance for Wolves to move out of the relegation zone.

They’ve been poor under David Moyes this season, and the Scot is under mounting pressure.

BBC pundit Sutton has been casting his eye over this weekend’s Premier League fixtures, and believes Wolves will get a result at Molineux.

He reckons Wanderers are much better in the final third now.

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Predicting a 2-0 win for Wolves, he said: “Wolves continue to impress me under new boss Julen Lopetegui. There has been a visible improvement right through their team, but especially up front. They look like they will score in every game now.

“In contrast, West Ham’s attack still hasn’t clicked and they are still far from solid at the back either.

“I keep thinking the Hammers will turn the corner but their relegation battle is real now. They need someone to start playing well to dig themselves out of the hole they have found themselves in.”

Lopetegui has taken six games for Wolves now. And he does appear to have made good progress over the team’s goal scoring issue.

He’s overseen seven goals so far.

Wolves looking better in attack, but Lopetegui needs more additions

Wolves are definitely looking more threatening up top.

There is still a long way to go. But the players are clearly buying into Lopetegui’s ideas and systems.

Players like Hwang hee-chan and Adama Traore have a real zip about them at the moment.

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And Matheus Cunha is already looking like a really good signing. His assist for Raul Jimenez against Forest was excellent.

The team have only failed to score in one game so far under Lopetegui. And they were very unlucky not to do so.

If he can keep making progress in this area, and get the defence to just be a little tighter, then there will be no issues at the end of the season.