Wolves ran out 1-0 winners against Brighton last night in the Premier League, and Graham Potter picked out three Molineux stars for praise.

Romain Saiss scored the only goal of the game to secure a huge three points for Bruno Lage.

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Wolves are in the middle of a tough fixture list.

The team came into the game having narrowly lost to Liverpool and Manchester City. And Chelsea, Watford and Arsenal lie in wait.

So it was crucial to win last night, and that’s exactly what Wolves did.

Wolves were not great in the first-half, but went ahead when Saiss volleyed in Ruben Neves’ superb through ball.

Lage’s men were much improved in the second-half and had several chances to extend the lead.

Potter felt that Wolves’ three attackers made life particularly difficult for his side.

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He admitted (quoted by The Argus): “It was a Dan Burn performance in terms of how much effort he put into the game.

“He stuck at it, it is difficult to play against [Adama] Traore, [Francisco] Trincão and [Daniel] Podence in terms of how they use the space really well.”

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Last night was the first time we have seen Traore, Trincao and Podence lining up as a front three.

Traore actually started the game as a substitute, but replaced the injured Hwang Hee-chan early on.

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The trio fared quite well, with Traore in particular having a good game.

Some have been critical of Trincao again. The 21-year-old did have some frustrating moments, but he was much better in the second-half than the first.

Certainly one big positive is that Wolves, for the second time this season, took points without Raul Jimenez starting.

The Mexican is a crucial player for Wolves. It is good to know others can step up in his absence.

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