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Wolves must do much better against Chris Wood, after April hat-trick

Wolves are facing Burnley on Wednesday – and a much better performance is required than against Norwich City.

Bruno Lage’s side disappointed again on their travels on Saturday.

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They drew 0-0 against second-bottom Norwich City, having just five shots in the game. That is the lowest tally from any opposition the Canaries have faced so far in 2021/22.

Wolves are back at Molineux on Wednesday though, and three points would be most ideal given the tough run of fixtures over Christmas.

Burnley are something of a bogey side for Wolves though.

The club have beaten the Clarets just once in 10 meetings since 2012.

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And the last meeting back in April was arguably one of the lowest points for Wolves in 2020/21.

Burnley ran out 4-0 winners at Molineux, with Chris Wood scoring a hat-trick.

Wolves need to deal with Chris Wood much better

That defeat was hugely embarrassing for Wolves, and hopefully the players will be using that result as fuel on Wednesday.

Revenge needs to be on the cards, and keeping Chris Wood quiet will be paramount.

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The New Zealand international is just a handful and has the potential to ruffle anyone’s feathers in this league.

Wolves have actually done well defensively this season. Jose Sa is looking an inspired signing, and Max Kilman is now thriving.

The pair have made a huge difference and hopefully it’s a radically different outcome this time around.