Wolves returned to winning ways in the Premier League with a 1-0 victory over Fulham at Molineux.

The Black Country club put the horror show that was West Ham United firmly behind them, with Pedro Neto scoring the game’s only goal.

It was by no means a solid performance from Nuno Espirito Santo’s side, but three points was ultimately all that mattered after losing so awfully to the Hammers.

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What was particularly pleasing was the performance of the defence.

Conor Coady and Willy Boly were much more solid this weekend and Max Kilman did a job as the left-sided centre-half.

Although for large parts there was an air of anxiety about Wolves – that perhaps they’d be the team to allow Fulham to get their first point/s – the Cottagers didn’t actually threaten Rui Patricio too much on the day.

They livened up following the second half introduction of Ademola Lookman, but clear-cut opportunities were not in abundance for the visitors.

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One man who really did make a difference for Wolves was Leander Dendoncker – recalled to the side at the expense of Joao Moutinho.

The Belgian international was a real handful for Fulham, contributing in both the defensive and attacking phases.

He played a big part in Neto’s goal, and just his sheer presence seemed to benefit the team.

On social media, some Wolves fans praised the 25-year-old for his contributions:

 
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