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Jordao makes injury comeback in heavy U23 loss

Wolves’ Under-23 side suffered a humbling 5-0 home defeat against their Norwich counterparts on Monday night.

Bali Mumba’s strike set the ball rolling before Jonathan Rowe scored twice and Abu Kamara added a fourth. 

Tom Dickson-Peters completed the scoring in injury time as James Collins’ side endured a night they would rather forget but need to learn from.

There was only really one positive to take from the game and that was the introduction of Bruno Jordao from the bench.

The midfielder has been injured since Bruno Lage took over but he returned to action for the first time last night.

He looked to have got through the night unscathed and showed some signs of his quality.

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One reason the performance and result was so poor is that Collins was missing Luke Cundle and Chem Campbell.

Cundle was on the bench for the first time at Norwich on Saturday and looks set to do so again against Burnley tomorrow.

The whole point of the academy is to produce players for the first team and if Cundle can help the first team out with the midfield looking short, that is more important than one result, however poor.

But that does not change the fact that Collins will not be happy with this night’s work.

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