Date: 4th April 2018 at 3:12pm
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Wolverhampton Wanderers head coach Nuno Espirito Santo was obviously disappointed to not take victory over Hull City in Tuesday evening’s game but there were plenty of aspects of our play that he was happy with.

Hosting Nigel Adkins’ side at the Molineux for the game with Wolves almost over the guaranteed promotion line as we chase down this year’s title, Santo told the Official Website in his post game press conference that one particular delight for him was in seeing the impact of Under 23 player Oskar Buur Rasmussen who grabbed our late equaliser on the night.

Having come off the bench with 20 minutes remaining in the game, Buur hit in the 83rd minute to secure a point from the game, and Santo explained.

‘This is the philosophy we want. We have the Under-23s, we look at them. They work with us for a lot of the training sessions and when it`s required they are there for us to use them. It was good for him, he helped the team and tomorrow he`s going back to the Under-23s to keep on going. We want to improve them.’

Discussing the performance itself, he explained that although he felt the effort was there from the players, decision making hadn’t been as sharp as he would’ve expected so he did want improvement again on that front and he also wanted the side to show more mental strength as he didn’t feel we reacted to the penalty award in the manner we should’ve done.

He couldn’t however fault the character on show.

‘The character is always there, the last game was proof of character and then again when we were going for a draw in the final minutes, and had chances to win it. That`s what we want, to never give up, but today wasn`t a very good performance and we have to take a look at it.’

We move on quickly though and it’s Cardiff City up next as everyone knows and really victory for Wolves should tie up top spot I’d think.

‘This is the hardest competition in the world, the Championship is like this. We have two days and then go to face Cardiff, now it`s time to rest and look, and we go there to compete.’

Having got the goal on the day, Buur was in front of the press at the full time whistle with him scoring on his league debut.

‘It was a really big moment for me – to get my debut, to score and goal and to help the team, so I’m very happy. For the goal, I just saw Barry get to the byline and I knew he would put the cross in, so I wanted to get myself in the box and get my head on it. It was a very special moment when I saw the ball go in – all the players came over to celebrate with me and it’s a memory that will last for a long time.’