Willian Jose finally got off the mark for Wolverhampton Wanderers last night.

The Brazilian striker repaid manager Nuno Espirito Santo’s faith, and silenced a few critics that had questioned his inclusion in the starting XI.

The 29-year-old was perhaps a little fortunate to retain his starting berth against the Blades, especially given the liveliness of Fabio Silva coming off the bench in recent games.

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But the night belonged to him, and his goal consigned Sheffield United back to the Championship.

It was a nice goal from Jose, with Adama Traore bursting down the right side and firing in a low cross.

The South American didn’t need to power it in, he just used the pace of the ball to lift his finish into the net.

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There was no chalking this one off, as was the case against Fulham in the previous game, and hopefully now Jose can finish the season strongly.

 

The player has taken to Instagram after opening his goalscoring account, writing: “Tudo no tempo de Deus!”

That translates to ‘Everything in God’s time’.

There were plenty of replies from Wolves fans praising the striker for his first goal.

And there were also some responses from some of his teammates at Molineux.

Daniel Podence replied ‘God is good all the time’, and last summer’s £29 million signing Nelson Semedo (Tim Spiers, via Molineux View podcast) commented his support by way of a couple of crown emojis.

There were also comments from some of his teammates back at Real Sociedad including Asier Illarramendi and Mikel Oyarzabal.

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