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Wolves 1-0 Palace: FA Cup Rd3 Verdict Thread

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Cutrone definitely didn't offer more than Silva but he got about a bit and was keen to get on the ball. He got himself in some good positions in the box too which was good to see. At times this season we've had Traore with the ball out wide and nobody to cross it too.
 

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Cutrone definitely didn't offer more than Silva but he got about a bit and was keen to get on the ball. He got himself in some good positions in the box too which was good to see. At times this season we've had Traore with the ball out wide and nobody to cross it too.
That was Nuno’s mistake last night when he subbed Adama off, we had somebody to get in the box but nobody to put it in.
 

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That’s kinda the point, Cutrone is better than nothing, which sadly (and through no fault of his own) is often what Fabio offers.
 

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Never noticed it before but Dendoncker makes a huge difference to our solidity. Neves is different gravy when Leander is playing.
Donk was ok tonight, without doing anything particularly good (and should have scored), but I thought Neves was excellent. In part because he’s been in good form recently, but in part because of how palace set up - there was a big gap between their pressing forwards and their defensive midfield and he had an absolute tonne of space to play in, which suited him down to the ground.
 
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I said in the build-up thread I wanted Ruddy plus a strong team as felt we needed to try and work on some things and get some form, so very pleased with last night. Felt we played well and we look so much stronger with Dendocker playing. I

Pleased to be in Rd 4, I saw people on the transfer thread saying that with the financial impact of the recent year we might need to change expectations on spending etc, that for me is why doing well in the cup is surely something teams should concentrate on, obviously no crowd money but there will still be commercial opportunities from doing well in the cup, and it's the wrong year to be throwing them away I would say.
 

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Interested in views of RAN - I have great hope for him - think he has the raw materials - however, he is more raw than I thought he was going to be - silly little things like falling over lots, trapping the ball 5 yards, weak in the air, letting his man get goalside - I am excited for when Jonny is back and he can see how to be solid and do the basics right because if he can get those things right he will be an excellent LB/LWB.
Feel much the same, not writing him off at all. Think my expectations of him were too high after watching for Angers v PSG and his debut for us. Starting to see him in much the same way I view Silva
 

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Cutrone's runs and positioning was probably better than Fabio. But then I'd expect it to be, he's more experienced.
not sure his runs and positioning are better but certainly his physicality and determination are better
 

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Pleased to be in Rd 4, I saw people on the transfer thread saying that with the financial impact of the recent year we might need to change expectations on spending etc, that for me is why doing well in the cup is surely something teams should concentrate on, obviously no crowd money but there will still be commercial opportunities from doing well in the cup, and it's the wrong year to be throwing them away I would say.

Also, if we're heading for a mid-table season the only real interest would be seeing the young players develop and transitional tweaks. That's fine, but if we have another competition to focus on it can only be good for fans and players
 

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