Wolves fans react to Ruben Neves' display in win over Everton
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Wolves fans react to Ruben Neves' display in win over Everton

Wolves have moved up to seventh in the Premier League table, after beating Everton 2-1 at Molineux.

It was a brilliant performance from Bruno Lage’s side, who looked more like the team we saw in the first few weeks of the season.

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The free-flowing, offensive football was back, but this time Wolves got the job done.

Wolves were bang at it from the first whistle.

Passes were crisp, and Wolves continually found players in between the lines.

Everton looked dumbfounded at times, so good was the movement of the Wolves players, and their frustrations were summed up in the first-half when captain Seamus Coleman smashed the ball against the advertising hoardings.

It was Max Kilman who gave Wolves the lead with a towering header from a corner.

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Raul Jimenez then added a second, brilliantly dinking over Jordan Pickford after a terrible backpass from Ben Godfrey.

Everton, as bad as they had been in the game, did pull one back in the second-half through Alex Iwobi, who was the first to react to a blocked Godfrey shot.

That put wind in the Toffees’ sails, and set up a nervy finish, but Wolves managed to see the game out, despite tiring in the closing stages.

There were superb individual performances all over the pitch for the most part for Wolves, but perhaps none better than that of Ruben Neves.

The Portugal international was absolutely superb in the middle of the park for the hosts.

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He completely ran the show in the first-half, frequently spreading the ball out wide to the wing-backs.

In the second-half, he showed the steely side of his game, and made numerous interceptions and tackles.

On social media, Wolves fans lauded the 24-year-old for his brilliant performance: