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Dave Edwards says Trincao had best game in a Wolves shirt against Leeds

Former Molineux midfielder Dave Edwards has said Francisco Trincao had his best game in a Wolves shirt last week against Leeds United.

The young winger managed to finally open his goals and assists account in the Premier League.

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After replacing the injured Ruben Neves, Trincao set up Jonny Castro Otto to score the opening goal.

He then rattled the post from distance, before converting from the edge of the box after a quickly taken free-kick by Wolves.

It was just a shame that his efforts didn’t count for anything in the end.

The Raul Jimenez sending off and some awful defending saw Leeds come from behind to win 3-2.

But Trincao’s display was a miniscule positive to take, and Edwards reckons he hasn’t had a better outing since his arrival in the Black Country.

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Writing in his Express & Star column, he said: “They tweaked it to 3-4-3 and brought Trincao on. He’s someone I really feel has flattered to deceive this year but he had his best game in a Wolves shirt.

“Trincao was the difference, some guile in midfield, the assist and then a well-taken shot. He just looked like somebody had injected him with a bit of confidence.”

Trincao’s display actually earned him a place in Alan Shearer’s latest Premier League Team of the Week.

Prior to his goal against the Whites, Trincao had only struck one previously for Wolves. That came all the way back in August in the Carabao Cup against Nottingham Forest.

Francisco Trincao needs to build on promising Leeds display

It probably was the best we have seen Trincao so far this season.

He was very lively in that first-half, and seemed to be playing like he had a point to prove, which he does.

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The 22-year-old still has work to do if he to earn a permanent move to Molineux.

But his display against Leeds is just a little suggestion he shouldn’t be written off just yet.