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Wolves team news: Lage names XI to face Tottenham, Mosquera starts

Wolverhampton Wanderers are looking to get revenge on Tottenham Hotspur in the Carabao Cup tonight and the team news is in.

Bruno Lage’s side have already lost once to Spurs this season, with Dele Alli scoring a penalty in a 1-0 win for the north London side last month in the Premier League.

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Wolves dominated the ball in that game and created a number of chances.

But the finishing was sorely lacking, as it has been for most of the season so far.

Hopefully the nature of that defeat can serve as fuel tonight, and Lage could really do with a win.

Last weekend’s loss to Brentford was hugely disappointing, and the pressure is starting to mount a little now.

The picture will certainly change again though if Lage can outwit Nuno Espirito Santo this time.

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Lage has now named his starting XI for the game and, as predicted, he has rung the changes – nine to be precise.

John Ruddy replaces Jose Sa in goal, and it appears there will once again be a back three/five.

Yerson Mosquera comes in for his competitive debut, and Willy Boly makes a first appearances of the season.

Max Kilman is the third centre-half. Ki-Jana Hoever and Rayan Ait-Nouri are the wing-backs and it’s going to be fascinating to see how they all get on.

In midfield, Leander Dendoncker comes in to partner Ruben Neves, who captains the side in the absence of Conor Coady.

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In attack, Fabio Silva is in for Raul Jimenez, while Hwang Hee-chan comes in for his first start since completing his loan move to Molineux.

The South Korea looked lively in his two cameo substitute appearances against Watford and Brentford, and fans are very keen to see how he fares tonight.

Daniel Podence is also in from the start, as Adama Traore and Francisco Trincao drop to the bench.

It’s a strong bench, with Coady, Trincao, Traore, Jimenez, Nelson Semedo and Joao Moutinho all in reserve. There’s also a place for young goalkeeper Louie Moulden, with Jose Sa not in the squad.

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