Wolverhampton Wanderers continued their good form last night by beating Everton 2-1 in the Premier League.
Bruno Lage’s side are now up to seventh in the table.
Max Kilman opened the scoring for the hosts with his first goal for the club.
Raul Jimenez then added a second with an impudent chip over England number one Jordan Pickford.
That was the Mexican’s second goal of the season, following his brilliant solo goal against Southampton.
It was an outstanding performance from Jimenez, who left the field to a standing ovation when Lage subbed him off for Leander Dendoncker in the closing stages.
He was actually named Man of the Match by Sky Sports commentator Karen Carney, and after the game, pundit Jamie Carragher sang his praises.
He said on Monday Night Football: “We know the injury he had, he was out for a long time. Sometimes when a player is out for a long time, you almost forget how good he is.
“For a long time he has been described as the best striker outside the Champions League positions.
“It’s not just about goals, his all-round play was fantastic, his hold-up play, he just looked a real threat.
“Everyone wants to see him back to his best – I think that was him back to his best. It really was. It was a fantastic finish. A man of the match performance.”
Jimenez worthy of Carragher praise
Lots of Wolves players had brilliant games last night. Ruben Neves, in particular, was very good in midfield.
But Jimenez was certainly one of the outstanding players on the field, and it was good to see Carragher waxing lyrical and highlighting his all-round display.
Wolves fans were not sure what Raul Jimenez they would be getting back following his injury.
But it seems, thankfully, that the old Jimenez is back.
He is starting to really shine, and it is exciting to think where his contributions can take the club this season.