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April 13, 2019

Wolves boss Nuno: ‘We were very poor’

Disappointed Nuno Espirito Santo departed for Wolves’ trip to Marbella admitting his side produced a ‘very poor performance’ after they lost 3-1 at Southampton. Wolves conceded an early goal for the second successive away game in the Premier League when Nathan Redmond netted after just 94 seconds. Although Willy Boly equalised, Redmond restored Saints’ lead within two minutes before substitute Shane Long made it three for the hosts. “It was a very poor performance,” said Nuno. “Our defensive organisation was very bad. We made mistakes from the beginning of the game. We weren’t able to control. Mistakes happen, and we…

Southampton 3 Wolves 1 – match report

Southampton 3 Wolves 1 Wolves’ recent struggles on the road continued as they were punished by Southampton for failing to take their chances. Nathan Redmond’s brace sandwiched Willy Boly’s equaliser and former Albion striker Shane Long poured salt into Wolves’ wounds with Saints’ third late on. Nuno Espirito Santo’s side are now winless in their last five Premier League trips as they missed the chance to regain seventh spot after Leicester tripped up against Newcastle last night to stay ahead on goals scored. After losing back-to-back league games on the road for the first time this season, Wolves will welcome…

Prove you are winners – message from Wolves boss Nuno

Nuno Espirito Santo has challenged Wolves to prove they are winners as they look to bounce back from their FA Cup blow. The entire Wolves family was saddened by the huge disappointment of last week’s semi-final defeat to Watford after extra-time. Head coach Nuno gave the players a few days off to recover and try to clear their heads before resuming training to prepare for today’s trip to Southampton. But he wants them to use the feeling to win something in the future. “If you truly want to win things, you have to work harder and harder in training,” said…

Nuno: Why I made Wolves’ Wembley subs

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo has explained his thinking behind his substitutions in the FA Cup semi-final last week – and admitted he never thought the tie would go to extra-time. Nuno’s changes sparked plenty of debate on social media, with many questioning why he replaced Ruben Neves and Diogo Jota with Ryan Bennett and Ivan Cavaleiro in the 86th and 89th minutes respectively with Wolves 2-1 ahead. But the Molineux head coach insists he had no regrets over his decisions over those who came off the bench. Troy Deeney’s equalising penalty forced extra-time and substitute Gerard Deulofeu grabbed his…