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Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Raul Jimenez took to Twitter last night after yesterday’s defeat to Brentford.

After losing 2-0 to the side from London, it meant that Wolves have now lost four of their opening five Premier League games this season.

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With the three defeats prior to Brentford coming against last season’s top five, losing to Premier League newcomers was particularly painful.

Speaking after the game on Twitter, Jimenez said that Wolves need to ‘face up and keep going’.

Jimenez cutting a frustrated figure

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WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 10: Raul Jimenez of Wolverhampton Wanderers. (Photo by Jack Thomas – WWFC/Wolves via Getty Images)

On the last picture included on Jimenez’s tweet, you can see that he has removed his supportive headband.

That is despite the player being given the protective equipment after he fractured his skull last November.

The headband was removed by the Mexican striker after he missed his best chance of the game, a header late on which went wide.


It led Wolves’ editor for the Express and Star, Nathan Judah, to tweet that the forward ‘needs a goal desperately’.

According to FBRef, Jimenez has now had the most shots in the Premier League without a goal. Alongside colleague Adama Traore and Arsenal’s Nicolas Pepe, all have had 14 shots without scoring.

It highlights a real problem Wolves have at the moment, where they just cannot get the ball into the net.

It seems that his actions towards the end of yesterday’s game suggest that he is putting a lot of pressure on himself to find the net.

Either way, Wolves must try and find a solution to breaking Jimenez’s goalscoring duck in the near future.

Hopefully, he gets a lucky break in the near future. If anybody deserves it, it is Jimenez.

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