Wolves have been beaten 5-1 at Molineux by Manchester City in the Premier League.

The club have now lost four of their last five games, and this latest came thanks mainly to the exploits of Kevin De Bruyne.

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The Belgium international completely ran the show for the visitors, helping himself to four goals.

After conceding inside six minutes to De Bruyne, Wolves did well to respond through Leander Dendoncker.

It was a good counter-attack involving Raul Jimenez and Pedro Neto, and Wolves should have taken real heart from getting back on level terms.

But some poor defending just moments later allowed De Bruyne to ghost in and score a second.

And that was rather a theme for the rest of the night.

As good as City were at times, Wolves did make life fairly easy for their opponents, and there was some really poor defending on show.

It is difficult to say anything positive after a 5-1 defeat.

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But there might just be one in the form of Chiquinho, who was handed his first start tonight.

He featured at right wing-back, and was actually a pretty good outlet for Wanderers.

He tried to push high, with Jonny kind of acting as a right-back to cover the spaces he left.

The 22-year-old was a little questionable in terms of his defensive positioning.

But he definitely caused some uncomfortable moments for Oleksandr Zinchenko.

It was a gutsy display from him, with a lot of his teammates failing to stand up and be counted for on the night.

Chiquinho can hold his head high after first Wolves start

Chiquinho is clearly a player with a lot of potential.

Yes there were times where he was out of position tonight.

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But he had some really exciting moments. And that pace is going to cause problems for many a Premier League defender in the future.

It would be great to see him keep his place in the side against Norwich City this weekend.

And it would be good to see him playing as an out-and-out winger, his natural position.

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