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Leander Dendoncker shines for Wolves as Wanderers beat Tottenham 2-0

Wolves are back to winning ways, beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in north London.

Bruno Lage’s side have leapfrogged Spurs in the Premier League table to go seventh, after a fantastic first-half display.

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It was a rare sight as Wanderers grabbed two goals in the opening 20 minutes at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Raul Jimenez fired the visitors ahead after some poor goalkeeping. And Leander Dendoncker then added a second, finishing after Daniel Podence’s shot was saved with the ball rebounding off a defender and onto the post.

Wolves could potentially have scored more goals, but a 2-0 lead was good going at half-time.

Spurs then applied the pressure in the second-half, and Wolves had to be at their best defensively.

Max Kilman was imperious once again, as was Jose Sa who made a string of saves – six coming from Spurs chances inside the area.

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And praise absolutely must go to Dendoncker. He played a big part in the opening goal, and obviously also scored himself.

The Belgian international was absolutely superb today.

According to Sofascore, the 26-year-old was good on the ball, completing 36/42 (86%) passes. He also got stuck in, contesting nine duels.

Leander Dendoncker deserves credit for a good display against Tottenham

Dendoncker gets a hard time when he doesn’t play well. It is only fair he gets his due credit when he performs, and today he did that.

He needed to step up, with Joao Moutinho currently on the sidelines.

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He also needed to step up and set an example today, with young Luke Cundle coming in for his first Wolves start.

Hopefully, the former Anderlecht star can now build on this performance.

Every Wolves fan knows he can be quality. It’s just about achieving that consistency now.