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Southampton welcomes the Wolves at the start of the Premier League in the upper half of the table

Nuno’s side are keen to secure their Premier League status as soon as possible after being drawn into a relegation battle However, they currently have a 12 point cushion against Fulham on 18th Place The Wolves will take revenge after the Saints made it to Molineux mid-week and won the FA Cup thanks to goals from Danny Ings and Stuart Armstrong to reach the quarter-finals

After a few weeks of testing for Wolves, Nuno’s side regained their form in the league with a win against Arsenal and soaring Leicester, but the Portuguese coach believes his side can react immediately to their cup defeat: “It’s a lot of things It’s not just the strikers It’s the lines of the balls, the persistence of our possession It’s about having higher ball possession and not always reaching the last line to spin the ball We haven’t had many problems before We have faced difficult situations and were able to recover, just like we will do again this time we have very high standards We know that our players are good and competitive players We have to keep them at the high standard of performance We have to solve all situations because not only do we not score, but also conceding very bad goals. You have to play to the whistle. Why did we stop? “

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Walker-Peters turns a long ball into a meal and goes straight to Jonny. The Wolves’ full-back doesn’t really take advantage of that, although he wins a corner from which Neto crosses and Vestergaard clearly heads

Wolves take a short corner so Neto can hold a cross all the way to the back post. Jose is there but his header lacks the strength to worry McCarthy

This was a positive start to the second half for Wolves Bednarek goes down for a foul on the right flank and when the free kick hits the box, the Southampton center-back must be vigilant to hit the far post behind to go

Traore accelerates again and pushes a pass to Semedo. The latter fails to hit Vestergaard with his cross, but the ball is played to the edge of the penalty area where Neves fires a shot directly at McCarthy

Moutinho whips a free kick into the box, but he goes straight down the throat of McCarthy just for the goalkeeper

Now Southampton wants a penalty for handball.A corner is worked short to the edge of the box, where Armstrong rolls a cross in the middle. It hits Dendoncker, and there are loud appeals for a penalty. There is a VAR test, but the one Decision remains unchanged

Close! Redmond drives onto Coady on the right and pulls the ball in the way of Armstrong, who hits a low shot that narrowly distracts Wolves still struggling to reach Southampton’s top two if they drop lower

Still amused by the penalty decision, Bertrand mumbles to himself there is no doubt the ball hit his arm, but he was very close to Semedo and there was little he could do to avoid it

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