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Wolves team news: Mitoma could be out for the season

 Wolves team news: Mitoma could be out for the season

Rayan Ait-Nouri of Wolverhampton Wanderers
Rayan Ait-Nouri of Wolverhampton Wanderers in action with Cameron Peupion of Brighton & Hove Albion during the Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Brighton & Hove Albion at Molineux on February 28, 2024 in Wolverhampton, England.(Image-Getty) 

Brighton & Hove Albion gears up for an intense FA Cup fifth-round clash against Wolverhampton Wanderers. Here's what you need to know:

Team News

- Kaoru Mitoma:

 The talented player is likely to miss the remainder of the season due to a back injury.

- Evan Ferguson:

Ankle troubles keep him sidelined for the Molineux clash.

- Danny Welbeck and Joel Veltman:

 Both face fitness assessments.

- Joao Pedro:

Expected to return in 2-3 weeks.

- Billy Gilmour:

 Starts a three-match ban after a red card against Everton.

 Last Meeting at Molineux

- Albion dominated the last encounter, securing a 4-1 victory.

 Player to Watch: Pedro Neto

- Neto's return from injury has bolstered Wolves' performances, contributing significantly to their recent victories.

 Stats and Facts

- This is only the second FA Cup meeting between Wolves and Brighton.

- Brighton has won their last three away games against Wolves in all competitions.

- Wolves seek their third FA Cup quarter-final this century.

- João Pedro has been prolific in the FA Cup, scoring six goals in his last three games.

 Match Officials

- Referee:

Andrew Madley

- Assistants:

 Nick Hopton & Nick Greenhalgh

- Fourth Official:

 Sam Barrott

- Video Assistant Referee:

John Brooks

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