Wolves slipped to defeat against Leicester City in the Premier League, losing 1-0 at the King Power Stadium.

There was to be no building on last week’s great result and performance against Crystal Palace, and there was another frustrating lack of cohesion until the final 15 minutes.

Leicester City v Wolverhampton Wanderers - Premier League

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Wolves can perhaps have complaints about the decision to award Leicester their first penalty in the first-half, but cannot say they deserved anything here.

Leicester were simply too good and too organised and Wolves, pedestrian.

When Wolves did finally up the urgency towards the end of the game, the Foxes showed their defensive solidity – Wesley Fofana being particularly outstanding.

After Rui Patricio saved Jamie Vardy’s second penalty, that should have been the catalyst for Wolves to improve.

But, disappointingly, it never really came.

Leicester City v Wolverhampton Wanderers - Premier League

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Once again, Adama Traore started on the bench for Wolves, and was the main reason for the slight improvement towards the end of the game, although he didn’t have enough time to make too much of an impact.

It led to a number of Wolves fans on social media after the game urging Nuno Espirito Santo to get the £43,000-a-week Spaniard (Spotrac) back into the starting XI after the international break, having been warming the bench since the Fulham game:

 
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