Alan Shearer has selected Wolves star Jose Sa for his latest Premier League Team of the Week.
Wolves managed to edge past Leicester City on Sunday courtesy of a 2-1 win at Molineux.
Wanderers were not at their best, but have played much better in games this season and lost. The opening day game with Leicester being a very good example.
Ruben Neves opened the scoring for Wolves before the hosts were pegged back by a goal from Ademola Lookman.
Leicester enjoyed a great spell after half-time, but Daniel Podence produced a moment of quality against the run of play to get Wolves back in front.
There was then some excellent defending on show as people now come to expect from Wolves, and the team saw the game out for all three points.
Goalkeeper Sa again played a big part in Wolves picking up maximum points.
He was on hand to make six saves in the game, and his excellent distribution was also on show once more. At one point he picked out Podence with a sensational punt out to the left wing to get Wolves on the attack.
His performance impressed Shearer, who said of the 29-year-old (official Premier League): “He was under pressure for much of the match and made important saves, including one in the last minute.”
If Wolves secure European football, Jose Sa will have played an almighty role
At the moment, it is looking that Wolves might be able to challenge for European football.
Momentum is certainly with Lage’s side, and the general team mentality appears very strong right now.
Everyone is singing from the same hymn sheet, and it just feels as though there is real confidence in that dressing room.
Wolves will always have a chance of picking up three points in matches while Sa, and the three centre-backs in front of him, are this solid.
Few teams across Europe right now are able to absorb pressure as well as Wolves.
It is so refreshing after the vulnerability of the defence last season, and Sa has undoubtedly been a major part of the transformation.