Nuno Espirito Santo says Wolves’ 3-1 loss to Southampton was a “very, very poor performance”.

Nathan Redmond scored for Southampton in the second minute.

Wolves then dominated the possession and Willy Boly equalised with a powerful header from a corner.

Two minutes later Redmond scored again; Wolves’ defending and levels of concentration was to blame.

Nuno’s side huffed and puffed at the wall of defenders, but the Saints scored next.

After a successfully defended corner, Adama Traoré played Shane Long onside for Southampton’s final goal.

“A very, very poor performance” – Nuno on Wolves’ loss to Southampton

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Speaking to Wolves TV in a post-match interview, Nuno said it was “Not a good performance and it’s something that we have to analyse deeply inside and look.”

 

“Since the beginning of the game we didn’t do very well, our defensive organisation was not good.”

Nuno continued to say that Wolves played “really, really good” up until Boly’s equaliser. The second half showing was bad, and the overall performance was “very, very poor”.

Asked about Wolves having most of the possession, Nuno said, “it’s not about what you miss, this game is about what you concede in your own box and we concede too much.”

Wolves’ manager ended the interview by speaking about the club’s upcoming trip to Spain.

“It was planned one month ago with the idea that we’ll get energy for the final moment of the competition because all the good things that we did, we must keep on growing, keep on challenging ourselves because we want to become a better team.”

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