Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo was impressed with his team’s display after sharing the spoils at Stamford Bridge against Chelsea.
Nuno’s men were on the verge of completing a rare double over Chelsea after taking the lead via Jimenez, only for Eden Hazard to net a last gasp equaliser.
And Nuno claimed he was proud of his team’s display despite the late goal. “I’m not disappointed at all.
“I’m very proud of the way we played – the organisation of the team, the way the attackers supported.
“I’m very proud of how the team worked. He said in a quote cited on Express and Star.
“It was not only the defence but all the team. It was the shape of the team.
“It’s about the distance between players, about covering, throwing your body in front of the ball and protecting your team-mates. It’s all the team, the shape.”
But he did admit his side could have defended better for the leveller, which saw Hazard drive home from long range in added-on time after a short corner.
🔥 Raul Jimenez in PL since mid-January:
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“I think, honestly, on a set piece, you always try to be well organised because you have time,” said Nuno.
“You have to be in the right positions and something was missing there. The players should be in a better position to avoid that situation.”
The 1-1 draw at Chelsea means seventh-placed Wolves have now gained an impressive 10 points from the teams above them this season.