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Lineker and Jenas impressed by Trincao's goal for Wolves against Chelsea

Francisco Trincao came in for praise from Gary Lineker and Jermaine Jenas on Match of the Day last night for his goal for Wolves against Chelsea.

The winger made a huge impact for Wanderers, as the team came from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at Stamford Bridge.

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Trincao has come in for some criticism again in recent weeks.

He had a couple of really promising displays against Leeds United and Aston Villa.

But Trincao then struggled against Newcastle United, which resulted in him losing his starting berth.

Yesterday, Trincao was sent on with around 15 minutes to go, and it did not take him long to make a difference.

The star picked up the ball on the right wing after being released by fellow substitute Chiquinho.

He then drove forwards, cutting inside before unleashing an unstoppable curling effort into the far corner, giving Edouard Mendy no chance.

It was a superb finish from the Portugal international, who has again shown a flash of his huge potential.

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His goal was lapped up on Match of the Day last night.

Jenas said in his analysis: “(Antonio) Rudiger should do better and show him down the line. It was all just very passive (from Chelsea).”

Lineker quickly added: “Great goal though.”

Jenas continued: “Unbelievable goal, unbelievable goal. And at this point here, you’re thinking Wolves can not only get themselves back in this, but they might nick it. It was chance after chance.”

That was Trincao’s third goal in Wolves colours since joining on loan from Barcelona last year, and his second in the Premier League.

A magnificent goal from Trincao against Chelsea

It was a cracking finished from Trincao, and a reminder of the fantastic potential he has.

It is a shame we haven’t see him show his brilliance on a more consistent basis this season.

The 22-year-old has huge potential, and for whatever reason he just hasn’t been able to get totally comfortable in the Premier League.

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There have been reports that Wolves won’t take up their option to buy him at the end of his loan.

It’s going to be very interesting to see what happens with him. Especially if he really starts to finally produce in these remaining games.

Wanderers would ideally not want a repeat of the Vitinha situation.

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