Wolverhampton Wanderers will search to make use of the FA Cup as a springboard to rediscover kind, after they journey to non-league aspect Chorley within the fourth spherical on Friday night.
Defensive considerations are very a lot a present theme for Wolves, however they are going to hope to maintain a second clear sheet within the cup in opposition to sixth-tier opponents.
Chorley saw off Derby County in the third round, one of the shocks of that weekend, whereas additionally they gained their most up-to-date Nationwide League North sport in opposition to Farsley Celtic, 3-2, due to a late turnaround having been a objective behind with fewer than 15 minutes to play. They sit ninth within the desk, only a level exterior the play-off spots, however could have one other giant-killing episode on their minds first earlier than worrying about promotion.
Right here’s all the pieces you could know forward of the match.
The match kicks off at 7:45pm on Friday, 22 January 2021.
The sport shall be screened dwell on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Final. Subscribers can watch the fixture through the BT Sport app and desktop web site.
Chorley boss Jamie Vermiglio should select between Lewis Baines and Andy Halls and Adam Henley in his line of defense. Connor Corridor scored in opposition to Derby within the final spherical however he was on the bench on the weekend, with Harry Cardwell beginning up entrance as a substitute.
Wolves are with out Marcal, Raul Jimenez, Jonny and Daniel Podence, however will hope to have Adama Traore match once more.
CHO: Urwin, Halls, Henley, Leather-based, Birch, Shenton, Tomlinson, Calveley, Owens, Corridor, Newby
WOL: Ruddy, Hoever, Boly, Kilman, Ait Nouri, Saiss, Gibbs-White, Vitinha, Adama, Silva, Cutrone
A second giant-killing in a matter of weeks? If the Premier League aspect rotate closely, Chorley might do it due to Wolves’ terrible kind and lack of scoring choices. This one might go all the best way. Chorley 1-1 Wolves and the sport goes to penalties.