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October 28, 2019

Wolves boss Nuno: Now let’s do it for 90 minutes

Nuno Espirito Santo has set about trying to turn Wolves in a 90-minute team after their 1-1 draw at Newcastle. Wolves dominated after the break at St James’s Park, but all they had to show for their efforts was Jonny Castro Otto’s equaliser to cancel out Jamaal Lascelles’s first-half header. Diogo Jota missed two openings and Matt Doherty headed over from a golden chance at the death as Wolves pushed for the winner. Wolves were much better for the switch from 3-5-2 in the first half to 3-4-3 in the second. Nuno’s side are now eight games unbeaten in all…

Wolves defender Boly to undergo scan after ankle break

Stricken Wolves defender Willy Boly is to undergo a scan on Monday after breaking his left ankle in training. The 28-year-old Frenchman was injured in training on Saturday while jumping a box and tests showed he has broken his fibula, the smaller bone in the lower leg. “He is going to have an MRI tomorrow to see, really, what he has,” said head coach Nuno Espirito Santo after Sunday’s 1-1 draw at Newcastle. “Then, on Tuesday, he is going to see a specialist to see what there is to do. “The worst thing is that it happened. It was a…

Jonny rescues a point for Wolves but it should have been all three – report

Newcastle United 1 (Lascelles 37) Wolves 1 (Jonny 73) Wolves were excellent value for their hard-earned point at Newcastle and should have had all three as they extended their unbeaten run to eight games in all competitions. Jonny Castro Otto’s first goal of the season in the 73rd minute cancelled out Jamaal Lascelles’s 37th-minute header to cap a dominant second-half performance after head coach Nuno Espirito Santo switched from 3-5-2 to 3-4-3 at half-time. Newcastle ended the game with 10 men after Sean Longstaff saw red for a high lunge on Ruben Neves eight minutes from time. And Wolves could…