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October 20, 2019

Nuno: VAR is wrecking Wolves fans’ emotions at Molineux

Nuno Espirito Santo admits VAR is playing havoc with Wolves fans’ emotions. Raul Jimenez had two first-half efforts disallowed before cancelling out Danny Ings’s 53rd-minute opener from the spot eight minutes later for a 1-1 draw. “We celebrated, then the momentum was lost,” said head coach Nuno. “This is what is tough: We feel the stadium was really celebrating then it was really down. “It had a terrible impact on the mood of the players from the team that the goal is not allowed, then the other team celebrates a ‘non goal’ when the board goes up. “The problem is…

Wolves fans haven’t warmed to VAR and it’s easy to see why – analysis

Wolves 1 Southampton 1 Wolves fans haven’t warmed to VAR yet and you don’t need to be a brain surgeon to appreciate why. Saturday brought two more efforts chalked off after Leander Dendoncker’s harshest of all strikes at Leicester to be ruled out by the controversial new ruling system. OK, so replays showed VAR was correct to twice deny Raul Jimenez in the first half, first because he handballed Willy Boly’s outstanding through ball, then as Patrick Cutrone’s right leg was offside, though you could argue what advantage the Italian had at that instant. At least Nuno Espirito Santo’s side…