Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espírito-Santo has revealed he is happy with his team’s display after their 1-1 draw with Arsenal on Sunday.
The former Valencia manager was left beaming with pride at his team’s performance after they claimed a draw at the Emirates on Sunday.
Ivan Cavaleiro put the newly promoted side ahead in the 13th minute as he turned in Raul Jimenez’s low cross, and for long stretches of the match they looked good value for the lead.
Portugal international goalkeeper, Rui Patricio in the Wolves goal did not have a lot to do, though he was unable to deny Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s curling late equaliser.
However, the visitors continued to threaten even after the equalizer and they struck the crossbar through Morgan Gibbs-White, while Adama Traore was denied by Bernd Leno.
But Nuno was full praise for his promoted side at full-time.
“Coming to the Emirates and playing the way we played, I feel we should be proud,” he said, according to Goal.
“It’s a good point, but of course we could have won. We were organised, solid and brave to put our barriers in front of the ball.”
“We stay humble, we came from the Championship and don’t take our feet off the ground. Arsenal were not able to play the way they usually do so credit to the boys, they always covered and helped each other.”
“When we had the ball we were threatening and created chances. The way we managed possession and created so many chances, against a very good team in a difficult stadium, is a credit to our players.”
“It was an improvement from last Saturday, so let’s work hard over the internationals and try to do better.”