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December 23, 2019

Wolves have taken a big step in growth as a team – Nuno

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo believes his players have taken a ‘big step’ in their development as a team after their 2-1 comeback win at Norwich. Nuno was delighted with the ‘relentless’ spirit Wolves showed as they came from behind to win a Premier League game for the first time since April 2 when they beat Manchester United by the same scoreline. Wolves were below par and deservedly trailed to Todd Cantwell’s opener before Romain Saiss’s header on the hour equalised and Raul Jimenez grabbed the winner nine minutes from time with his 16th goal of the season. “I think…

Nuno hands Wolves Christmas Day off – but says festive period is a survival mission

Nuno Espirito Santo believes Wolves’ task over the festive period is simply a survival mission after handing his players a Christmas present. Wolves face the toughest run of any Premier League team as they have to play champions Manchester City then runaway leaders Liverpool within the space of 45 hours on Friday and Sunday. Nuno has handed his squad Christmas Day off, but only because the City game was put back 24 hours from Boxing Day. But the head coach reckons their hectic schedule leaves them thinking they just need to get through it intact. “We have to survive. Now…

Relieved Nuno praises Wolves’ ‘relentless’ spirit after win at Norwich

Relieved Nuno Espirito Santo praised Wolves’ ‘relentless’ spirit and character after they came from behind to beat Norwich 2-1. Wolves won after trailing for the first time in the Premier League since they beat Manchester United by the same scoreline on April 2 after Romain Saiss cancelled out Todd Cantwell’s deserved opener before Raul Jimenez grabbed the winner with his 16th goal of the season. Victory extended Wolves’ unbeaten away record to seven in the Premier League and 10 including the Europa League and Nuno was full of plaudits for the way his players bounced back after last week’s unlucky…

ICYMI: Below-par Wolves silence Canaries by coming from behind to win

Norwich City 1 (Cantwell 17) Wolves 2 (Saiss 60, Jimenez 81) Wolves came from behind to win a Premier League game for the first time since April as they returned to winning ways at Norwich. Nuno Espirito Santo’s side were below par but turned around Todd Cantwell’s deserved opener for the Canaries to extend their unbeaten away run to seven games in the Premier League and 10 including Europa League matches, thanks to goals from Romain Saiss and Raul Jimenez. Victory made it the first time Wolves had come from behind to win in the Premier League since April 2,…