Wolverhampton Wanderers welcomed newly promoted Aston Villa to the Molineux earlier today and although there were those Wolves fans who underappreciated head coach Nuno Espirito Santo’s team selection the other week for the EFL Cup clash, there could be few arguments this time around.
Despite clearly being the better side, Wolves took their time to take full advantage but Ruben Neves had us a goal up shortly ahead of the break and late on in the game, Raul Jimenez had doubled that lead and we were certainly worthy of it.
Villa did have the ball in the back of the net in stoppage time, but it was nothing more than a consolation effort and we were certainly worthy of all three points, and many would argue the scoreline should’ve been greater.
Mind The Gap and all that…Wolves move up into eighth place in the table and we’ve certainly better found our swagger now after the slow start to the league campaign.
Speaking to the BBC following the full time whistle, our gaffer was short and sweet when it came to his thoughts on the game.
“We played very well, we dominated the game, especially in the first half. I’m happy with the performance and atmosphere. We’re happy because we made the second goal and could have made more.”
He’ll definitely have more to say later tonight.
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