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Vitinha hits stunner for Porto as he continues to show Wolves what they're missing

Former Wolves loanee Vitinha grabbed headlines once again for Porto yesterday, after scoring a stunning goal in a 2-0 win over Arouca.

The Portuguese giants remain top of the league table by six points, with Sporting CP also recording a 2-0 win over Farmalicao.

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Remarkably, Porto are still unbeaten at this stage, and they are threatening to go one better than Sporting last term, and go the whole league campaign without losing.

Yesterday was another brilliant outing for Vitinha.

The 21-year-old has been flourishing for Porto after becoming a regular not long after the season started.

He was appearing for the 26th time this season against Arouca.

And it was him that opened the scoring just before the hour mark.

He picked the ball up around 25 yards from goal, shifted the ball to his right to create a shooting opportunity and unleashed a powerful dipping strike into the top corner.

It was a brilliant hit from the youngster, whom Wolves fans know to have that in his locker.

His one and only goal for Wanderers during his loan spell came against Chorley in the FA Cup.

That particular goal from him came from even further out.

Not only did Vitinha score in spectacular fashion against Arouca, he also put in a great performance.

According to Sofascore, he completed 58/66 passes (88%) and had more touches than anyone else on the pitch (82).

He also made three tackles, and won 8/13 duels.

It is clear that Wolves made a mistake over Vitinha

Wolves opted not to sign Vitinha for about £17 million after his loan spell at Molineux.

That is now looking like a terrible oversight by club officials.

He did not set the world alight during his time in the Black Country last season. But he couldn’t exactly do much when Nuno Espirito Santo kept picking Ruben Neves, Joao Moutinho and Leander Dendoncker at every turn.

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It is uncomfortable to think how good Vitinha could potentially have been under Bruno Lage.

As good as Neves and Moutinho have been this term, Vitinha is a similar player and could also have flourished.

Given the lack of depth in central midfield, there was perhaps an argument for Wolves to just take the risk and trigger their buy option.

But they decided not to, and Vitinha is now threatening to really embarrass the club.

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