Wolves keep their top four hopes alive

Espir­ito Santo’s side re­turn to sixth spot af­ter handy win over dis­mal Ever­ton

The Irish Times - Monday - Sport - - Soccer - Nick Ames at Mo­lineux

Jimenez pen 45, Den­don­cker 46, Jota 74 three games that we have a dif­fer­ent at­ti­tude. It doesn’t mat­ter what the re­sult is; you have to show pro­fes­sion­al­ism on the pitch.”

That had been lack­ing from the start and, by the time Adama Traoré smacked a sit­ter against the cross­bar late on, any sem­blance had long since de­parted. Traoré had be­gun on the bench and it was his re­place­ment, Daniel Po­dence, who of­fered the spark that set Wolves off.

The Por­tuguese winger worked Jor­dan Pick­ford twice in the first 26 min­utes, draw­ing a fine near-post save on the sec­ond oc­ca­sion, and fi­nally picked the lock shortly be­fore half-time.

Wolves

Ever­ton

3

Drag­back

The route to goal seemed crowded when Po­dence re­ceived pos­ses­sion near the right side of the box, but he evaded the at­ten­tions of Leighton Baines and An­thony Gor­don, slip­ping the ball through the lat­ter’s legs, and then con­trived a drag­back to

The spirit of the team was un­ac­cept­able. – Ever­ton coach Carlo Ancelotti

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