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August 30, 2019

Torino boss: ‘We got ‘confused’ but were better than Wolves’

  Torino boss Walter Mazzarri believes his side got ‘confused’ against Wolves but were better in every way – apart from scoring. The former Watford chief was frustrated as his side exited the Europa League in the play-offs after going down 2-1 at Molineux and 5-3 on aggregate. Torino had 58 per cent possession and 15 efforts on goal to Wolves’ eight in the second leg but ended up losing. “We scored and then we got confused. We were too euphoric after scoring and we made too mistakes,” said Mazzarri. “Even then we could have scored – we had a…

Wolves are ‘building a player’ in Traore – Nuno

Nuno Espirito Santo says Wolves are ‘building a player’ in ‘transformer’ Adama Traore. The speedy Spaniard is being converted to a wing back by the Molineux head coach and the 23-year-old responded to his gaffer’s patience by creating the first goal for Raul Jimenez in the 2-1 win against Torino to earn the club a place in the group stages after terrorising the Italians in the first leg, when he set up a goal for Diogo Jota and two players were booked for challenges on him. Nuno admits Traore’s speed is adding a new dimension to their play. “It was…