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August 29, 2019

Happy Nuno salutes Wolves’ 12th man in tribute to home record

Jubilant Nuno Espirito Santo praised Wolves’ ’12th man’ as he saluted a ‘massive’ achievement for reaching the Europa League group stages. A 2-1 win on the night against Torino and a 5-3 victory on aggregate over made it 16 games unbeaten at Molineux for Nuno’s side in all competitions since January 2. The Molineux head coach celebrated the win even more lustily than usual as he whirled his trademark three haymakers in front of the South Bank. When he emerged for his post-match press conference, the Wolves boss was arguably as proud and passionate as we have seen him, and…

Bruised Wolves topple Torino to reach Europa group stages

Europa League play-off: Wolves 2 Torino 1 (Wolves win 5-3 on aggregate) Wolves withstood a bruising battle at times to make the group stages of the Europa League against Torino on another memorable night at Molineux. Nuno Espirito Santo’s side were deserved winners after an edgy start but were grateful to the Italians, who missed several chances to have pushed the tie into extra-time in what proved to be a testing encounter for Diogo Jota, who was fouled on numerous occasions and had two players booked for challenges on him, while Leander Dendoncker was left limping. Raul Jimenez gave Wolves…