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August 25, 2019

Nuno: Wolves must get used to playing when we’re tired

Proud Nuno Espirito Santo revealed Wolves must get used to playing when they’re tired as he admitted they were below par in the 1-1 draw against Burnley. It took a penalty from Raul Jimenez in the seventh minute of time added on to maintain Wolves’ unbeaten start to cancel out Ashley Barnes’s 13th-minute strike as Wolves maintained their unbeaten start with their third straight Premier League draw. Jimenez had earlier his the post while Morgan Gibbs-White and substitute Adama Traore fired wide. But Burnley hit the bar with a Ben Mee header which saw Ryan Bennett nudge the ball against…

Raul earns Wolves a point against Burnley – report

Wolves 1 (Jimenez pen 90+7) Burnley 1 (Barnes 13) Raul Jimenez salvaged Wolves a deserved draw against Burnley right at the death as Nuno Espirito Santo’s side continued their unbeaten start to the season. Jimenez coolly found the net with a penalty in the seventh minute of time added on after he had his heels clipped from behind by former Stoke left back Erik Pieters. Wolves had trailed from Ashley Barnes’s excellent 13th-minute drive in a lacklustre first-half performance. An improvement after the break saw Jimenez hit the post with a shot on the turn, and Morgan Gibbs-White and substitute…

Nuno: Chemistry between deadly Wolves duo Jimenez and Jota is amazing

Nuno Espirito Santo has championed the chemistry between Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota as the Wolves strike duo look to strike fear all over Europe. Despite only having a two-week break after a 336-day season last term, Jimenez has hit the ground running with five goals in as many Europa League ties already. Jota has netted three, including Wolves’ first goal in European competition for nearly 40 years with the opener against Belfast outfit Crusaders. Last season they terrorised the Premier League as Wolves finished seventh and reached the FA Cup semi-finals. Jimenez finished with 17 goals in all competitions…

Vallejo not ready for Prem and Europe – Wolves boss

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo believes Jesus Vallejo is not yet ready for the combined rigours of the Premier League and the Europa League. On-loan Real Madrid defender Vallejo has played the last two outings in Europe – the 4-0 home win over FC Pyunik and the 3-2 victory away to Torino, which came seven days apart. But he hasn’t been involved in the squads for the Premier League games against Leicester and Manchester United as Ryan Bennett has started. Nuno reckons the 22-year-old is currently better suited to playing once a week as he continues to build up his…