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Predicted Wolves XI to face Chelsea

Wolves are taking on Chelsea in their next Premier League match today.

A number of fixtures have been called off this weekend as a result of teams having a number of cases of Covid-19.

But Wolves vs Chelsea is going ahead as things currently stand.

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The Blues supposedly have a few cases, and Bruno Lage said in his press conference that Wolves duo Fabio Silva and Yerson Mosquera both potentially have the virus.

It remains to be seen if the young striker will make today’s bench.

Wolves will be looking to build on their midweek 1-0 victory over Brighton.

Thomas Tuchel’s side are now without a clean sheet in their last six matches across all competitions.

Predicted Wolves XI to face Chelsea

Wolves have kept four clean sheets in their last six matches, and there is surely not a chance Lage will change his goalkeeper and three centre-backs, all of whom have been excellent this season.

Rayan Ait-Nouri picked up an injury in the warm-up before the Brighton game and is unavailable for selection (via Ben Dinnery).

That should mean Fernando Marcal will continue at left wing-back. Nelson Semedo will surely remain on the right.

Against Liverpool and Chelsea, Lage turned to £12 million star Leander Dendoncker and he might do the same again here.

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There is potential for the manager to use Ruben Neves and Joao Moutinho too, leaving just two spots up top.

Raul Jimenez is available again after serving his suspension against the Seagulls and he will surely come back into the starting XI.

Adama Traore was superb against Brighton and really ought to start alongside Jimenez to be an outlet.

Chelsea are going to have most of the ball, and the Spaniard is the ideal counter.

Daniel Podence would be unlucky to miss out, while Francisco Trincao probably couldn’t really have any complaints.

Like Ait-Nouri, Hwang Hee-chan misses out through injury (via Ben Dinnery).

Chelsea have just been stuttering in recent weeks, and Wolves may see this game as a chance for a point at least.