Bruno Lage has shown brilliant management of Max Kilman
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Bruno Lage has shown brilliant management of Max Kilman

Wolves are back on track now in the Premier League having claimed another three points against Everton yesterday.

After an uninspiring first-half display against the Toffees, Wolves stepped things up and deservedly won the game.

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Conor Coady grabbed his third goal of the season, turning in Ruben Neves’ cross from the right wing.

Wolves were then able to see the game out fairly comfortably, with Everton really lacking any kind of attacking threat.

After the dismissal of Jonjoe Kenny, there really was very little shown by the hosts.

The display in the second-half was really good from Wolves, who were clearly galvanised by Bruno Lage’s half-time team talk.

And it was good to see Max Kilman getting back on track yesterday, having had a tough past couple of weeks.

The star struggled in the defeats against West Ham United and Crystal Palace, leading to Lage dropping him to the bench against Watford.

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Willy Boly replaced him and did really well on his first Premier League start.

After the game, Lage had said that Kilman would be back. It was simply down to him having played 30 games in a row.

And Kilman was indeed back in the starting XI against Everton – and he looked back to his usual self.

The star was just solid, and he frequently brought the ball out of defence with confidence.

According to Sofascore data, he made five clearances, two tackles and one interception. He also completed 63/73 passes (86%).

Kilman needed the break, as star returns to shine against Everton

With the way he played yesterday, it looks as though Kilman really benefitted from being benched against Watford.

Sometimes, players just need taking out for a game to two in order to recalibrate and refocus.

Kilman had played a lot of football prior to Watford. And just recently the spotlight has become a bit more harsh on him because of the way he’s been playing.

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His displays against West Ham and Palace were poor, and he did look somewhat weary and cumbersome.

Against Everton though he looked back to his best which was absolutely brilliant to see, and gave vindication to Lage’s bold call in midweek.