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March 30, 2019

Nuno: ‘We need to look at a lot of things’ – Burnley reaction

Nuno Espirito Santo admits Wolves must improve defensively after their 2-0 defeat to Burnley. The Clarets led within 90 seconds from Conor Coady’s third own goal of the season before Dwight O’Neil fired home the second in the 77th minute. Wolves were caught napping by O’Neil’s quickly-taken, deep free kick from which Chris Wood’s acutely-angled shot went in off Coady after hitting the post. “I’m disappointed because we started the game very badly,” said Wolves head coach Nuno. “We lost concentration and communication and then it became much more difficult for us. “When you concede a goal so early, the…

Wolves suffer international break curse again – match report

Burnley 2 Wolves 0 Below-par Wolves suffered their international break curse yet again as they were punished for a lacklustre performance by struggling Burnley. For the third time after returning from a break this season, Nuno Espirito Santo’s side lost as Burnley followed Watford and Huddersfield in putting them to the sword. Conor Coady’s unfortunate own goal just 90 seconds in, then one from 19-year-old Dwight McNeil in the 77th minute ended a four-match losing streak for the hosts. Wolves remain seventh in the Premier League on a goal difference of one ahead of Leicester, who beat Bournemouth 2-0. Despite…