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Wolves boss O'Neil wary facing Sheffield Utd

Wolves boss Gary O'Neil says there'll be no underestimating Sheffield United on Saturday.

Wolves have lost their past two home games.

O'Neil said, "Fine margins in the Man Utd [4-3 defeat] game - we had a right go and everybody probably enjoyed the game and the encounter but we came out just on the wrong side of it.

"Then the Brentford game we were disappointed with what we were able to produce but the lads are obviously very clear on the reasons why.

"We are ready to go again. Of course you don't want to lose at home but you don't want to lose away either.

"If we keep going the way we're going, whether the points come at home or away, I'm not too fussed, as long as keep picking up points and pushing forward, trying to give the best we can in every game.

"It's a really busy week coming up with three tough tests [Wolves host Brighton in the FA Cup in midweek, then visit Newcastle next weekend]."

On the Blades, he stated: "They had a really good performance at Luton, made it difficult for Luton to break them down.

"Against Brighton they went down to 10 men early so you write that one off and then Aston Villa were unbelievably clinical against them before that.

"It will be difficuly to know exactly what to expect as Chris [Wilder] has changed the system a few times - 5-4-1, 5-3-2, back four a few times as well.

"We will need to be adaptable but I'm really looking forward to it, another challenge that we haven't really managed to crack as of yet."

He also said: "The importance of being really solid in situations around our goal is huge because of the lift we gave Brentford - we gave them a lead and it was going to be tough enough at 0-0.

"But keeping pushing at 0-0 and trying to find a way to get yourself in front is a much better feeling than giving them a soft goal and having to fight your way back.

"I think the Burnley game was what we need to be like - as tough as they were to break down, we didn't give them anything silly. We managed to stay in control of the game, keep pushing and then, when we found our moment, it was enough to win it for us.

"So we need to make sure we are really solid around our box, really well-drilled, not giving anyone anything soft and then using the attacking talent we have had to try to create as many chances as possible."

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