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Jamie Redknapp says Wolves stars Neves and Moutinho outclassed Manchester United

Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp said on Sky Sports last night that Wolves stars Ruben Neves and Joao Moutinho outclassed Manchester United.

It was a fantastic night for the club, as Bruno Lage’s side ran out 1-0 winners at Old Trafford.

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It was the first time in 40 years that Wolves had won at United’s home ground.

Wolves started the game superbly well, and mustered up 15 attempts at goal after 45 minutes.

The visitors completely stunned United, and should really have been out of sight at half-time.

The hosts rallied slightly in the second-half, and Bruno Fernandes hitting the crossbar led to an increase in noise level from the home crowd.

Wolves weathered the brief storm though, and with just over 10 minutes to go, Moutinho popped up on the edge of the box to score a deserved winner.

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It capped off a brilliant all-round display from the veteran, who featured next to his compatriot Neves.

After the game, Redknapp couldn’t help but hail the pair.

He said: “I thought the two players in midfield, they were getting control of the game. Moutinho and Neves outclassed Manchester United’s midfield today.”

They certainly did, and it is fantastic to see this partnership going from strength to strength.

At times last season it didn’t appear to be working all that effectively.

Neves and Moutinho have been a fantastic pairing for Wolves this season

Neves and Moutinho were sublime last night, with Scott McTominay and Nemanja Matic unable to get near the duo.

People hoped the partnership would improve with the arrival of a coach intent on playing possession football.

That appears to have happened.

Both players are look to be playing somewhere near their best level at the moment.

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It is particularly great to see Moutinho flourishing again.

The 35-year-old struggled last season and some wondered whether it might have been his last term.

But he has been brilliant, and long may this form continue.