Kenny Jackett frustrated by Wolverhampton Wanderers’ lack of goals

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Wolverhampton Wanderers have only scored 25 times in their first 20 Championship matches.

Kenny Jackett has admitted to the Express & Star that the quality of Wolverhampton Wanderers’ attacking play has regressed.

Wolves were one of the most dangerous teams in the Championship last term, but they have found goals hard to come by this time around.

And Jackett admits that his side are finding it hard to put the ball in the back of the net although he does not feel this is down to his tactics.

"We are finding it harder this year to score goals than we were last year," he said. "We were more incisive last year than this year, and that can be down to personnel.

"I don’t think that it’s down to the system, as we’re playing the same system as we were, but we’re having to work very hard to score goals now."

Wolves built their team around the quality of their attacking strength last season.

Bakary Sako, Nouha Dicko and Benik Afobe all terrorised defences across England with their pace and power.

However, Sako left to join Crystal Palace in the summer and Dicko picked up a serious injury early on in the season.

Afobe, meanwhile, has found goals hard to come by of late – and he has been left on the bench for Wolves’ last two matches.

Jackett’s side have only hit the back of the net 25 times in their first 20 matches this season and they have been left in 14th place in the Championship table as a result.

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