Raúl Jiménez boosts Wolves' European hopes and sinks sorry Everton

12 July 2020 01:52
This was exactly what Wolves needed after a sluggish, barren week that had brought two defeats and some untimely questions about their European credentials.More precisely, opponents as vapid as Everton were what the doctor ordered to arrest that run. Carlo Ancelotti’s team might have offered their own season a semblance of meaning with a win but the notion seems laughable now: they were listless, gutless, most of the associated pejoratives you can conjure, and the veteran manager faces an uneasy summer attempting to instil an identity worthy of the club’s name. Nuno Espírito Santo has certainly achieved that at Wolves; he was rewarded for freshening things up by a Raúl Jiménez penalty, second-half goals from Leander Dendoncker and Diogo Jota, and a sparkling display from the Portuguese winger Daniel Podence. Related: Wolves 3-0 Everton: Premier League – as it happened Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian