Jose Sa and Conor Coady have been named in Garth Crooks’ latest Team of the Week.
Saturday was another great day for the team, as they ran out 3-1 winners against Southampton.
It was a tough game for Wolves, with the Saints applying real pressure in certain parts of the game.
They started well and had a string of corners, and Wolves had to be at their best defensively to keep the visitors at bay.
Toti Gomes was a shock starter for Wolves, with Romain Saiss now at AFCON with Morocco.
The 23-year-old did really well to say it was his first game. And he has probably put himself into contention for this weekend’s game with Brentford.
Sa was superb once again for Wolves, making nine saves in the game. There was nothing he could do about James Ward-Prowse’s free-kick, but it was another top performance from one of Wolves’ players of the season so far.
And in front of him, Coady was again solid defensively. He also helped himself to a first league goal at Molineux.
The pair have both been included by Crooks in his Team of the Week.
The BBC pundit said of Sa (BBC Sport): “The Portuguese is at it again. Another stellar performance, this time against Southampton. The dive at the feet of Jan Bednarek was important, as was the save from Romain Perraud.
“However, it was the point-blank stop from Mohammed Salisu that turned the game in Wolves’ favour. Sa’s overall command of his penalty area is as good as I’ve seen from a Premier League goalkeeper.”
On Coady, he added: “For the second successive time, Coady makes my team. His performance against Manchester United at Old Trafford was impressive and he is showing the leadership qualities that earned him his England call-up.”
Jose Sa is a revelation at Wolves, as Garth Crooks names him and Coady in Team of the Week
It is becoming the norm now for Sa to shine in a Wolves shirt.
The 29-year-old is clearly a quality goalkeeper, who doesn’t really appear to have a weak aspect of his game.
His shot-stopping, sweeping, distribution and command of his area are all top notch.
His consistency and quality between the sticks may well be a contributing factor in the defence’s amazing improvement.
They clearly all feel very comfortable having such a good goalkeeper in behind them.