‘It could have made a big difference’: Nuno Espirito Santo feels Wolves were robbed a route back in the game after Raul Jimenez’s strike was incorrectly ruled out for offside
- Nuno Espirito Santo felt Wolves were robbed of a route back into the game
- Tottenham narrowly won at Molineux but Wolves saw a legitimate goal ruled out
- Raul Jimenez strike was incorrectly chalked off for offside in the first half
- The Wolves boss insisted that Jimenez’s goal ‘could have made a big difference’
Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo felt his team were robbed a route back into the game when they saw a perfectly legitimate goal wrongly ruled out for offside.
Tottenham narrowly won 3-2 in the Midlands but Wolves, who have now suffered three successive Premier League losses, saw a Raul Jimenez strike chalked off in the first half.
Nuno afterwards said he will never change his style of play, despite the defeats. On the disallowed goal, he continued: ‘It could have made a big difference.
Nuno Espirito Santo felt Wolves were robbed of a route back into the game against Tottenham
Raul Jimenez’s goal was wrongly ruled out for offside in the first half while Tottenham led 2-0
‘It’s hard not to feel a little bit unfairly done by. We knew in the first half, we were a good team and that one goal could change everything and we went for it.
‘The first 10-15 minutes of the second half was good. Those moments are what’s most important, the heart and the belief.
‘It was a great game – a lot of enthusiasm and intensity. Good game, bad result but a fantastic reaction.
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‘When they got the third goal, everyone thought that was it but the players came again. In the end, [we deserved] maybe a draw, but well played. A good effort from the boys.’
On his style, which took the Championship by storm last season, he said: ‘I will not ever do that. I will not do it. We have a “how” and that is the most important thing we have.
‘We do it our way with our style, our ideas and our principles and there are mistakes we have to collect but we have to keep on moving.’
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