Danny Batth wants his teammates to keep doing this

Wolves' Danny Batth

Wolves claimed a morale boosting victory over Nottingham Forest at the weekend as they put some much needed room between themselves and the relegation zone.

It was a hugely positive result for Paul Lambert's Wolves as they beat Nottingham Forest 2-0 at the weekend. Following a disappointing 2-1 loss to fellow strugglers Cardiff City in the previous match day, this was a much improved performance. While there are reasons for the positivity to build, Wolves captain Danny Batth told the Express & Star that he is not getting carried away by the win just yet.

The victory came courtesy of goals in either half as Helder Costa and Ivan Cavaleiro struck for the visitors.

The victory takes Wolves up to 18th place with 25 points, one place and one point behind the team they claimed victory over at the weekend. More importantly though, they have put five points between themselves and the relegation zone as their battle to remain in the Championship continues.

Wolves' Danny Batth

While they did take positive steps towards doing this, captain Batth was keen to remind his teammates that there is still a very long way to go.

He told the Express & Star: "It's just a win, it's a start. It's how we carry on from here that counts. Winning games and keeping clean sheets is what we want to be achieving.

"We need to do it more often. We're not getting carried away. I thought our front four were brilliant and we justly scored two goals. We kept the ball a bit better, which means we're not defending as much. And the game management at the end when we were 2-0 up was good.

"I wouldn't say we've turned the corner with that but we're making strides to do better."

Norwich's Cameron Jerome in action with Wolves' Danny Batth

Batth is all too aware of how the Championship can turn in a moment as a string of good results and the positivity it brings can be dashed instantly in the incredibly competitive league. Lambert will also be echoing Batth's words as Wolves' recent performances have been better, but it is still not where they want to be.

Their next game sees them host Bristol City on Boxing day as they look to put even more space between themselves and the bottom three, which could also lead to a renewed surge up the table towards the play-off places.

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