Wolverhampton Wanderers face Everton on Monday night in the Premier League.

Bruno Lage’s side are looking to get quickly back to winning way,s after dropping points late on against Leeds United.

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Ruben Neves (Photo by Stephen White – CameraSport via Getty Images)

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A last-minute Rodrigo penalty meant Wolves had to settle for a point in West Yorkshire.

It was disappointing, but it’s been a good past few weeks for Wolves

It’s four victories in the last six, which is very welcome after a rocky start.

But Wolves need to improve, with the level of performance having dipped lately.

One man who started the Leeds game on the bench, was Ruben Neves.

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Leander Dendoncker (Photo by Visionhaus/Getty Images)

Leander Dendoncker was deployed alongside Joao Moutinho, but the Belgian did not have the best of outings.


He recorded a pass accuracy of just 78% against the Whites, and only won 1/5 duels.

Sofascore had him rated the lowest out of all players involved in the match.

Lage should replace Dendoncker with Neves

Wolves’ passing was all over the shop against Leeds in the second-half, and £12 million signing Dendoncker was one of the primary offenders.

Frustratingly, the Belgian has been unable to build on his good display against Tottenham Hotspur in the Carabao Cup last month.

Rather than use three midfielders, Lage should just partner Neves, 24, and Moutinho together against the Toffees.

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Ruben Neves (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images)

Wolves have looked better with three up top, so that would require a two in midfield if it’s a back five, as has been the case all season.

Lage will want his side dominating the ball against a compact and organised Rafa Benitez team. Throwing Neves in will give a better chance of this.

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