Wolverhampton Wanderers impressed against Manchester United on Saturday.


Wolverhampton Wanderers thoroughly deserved their point on the road against Manchester United on Saturday, as they secured a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford in the Premier League.

Nuno Espirito Santo’s side continued an impressive start to the season by taking points off another top-six club and weren’t downbeat after conceding to a first-half Fred goal.

The West Midlands club struck back after half-time through midfielder Joao Moutinho and they proved they can compete in the top flight against the best.

There were a number of threatening attacks going forward for Wolves that caught the eye, but perhaps the most impressive aspect was the defence.

Wolves limited a star-studded Man United team to few goalscoring chances and have become very organised under Nuno’s management.

Defender Willy Boly was perhaps the pick of the bunch, as he had Belgium internatonal Romelu Lukaku in his pocket for the majority of the game.


The 27-year-old Wolves colossus dealt perfectly with Lukaku – who earns £250,000-a-week, according to spotrac.com – and barely gave him an inch to threaten the goal

He made one last-ditch interception in the penalty area to prevent the centre-forward from a glorious chance in front of goal and his positioning was spot on at Old Trafford.

Boly certainly proved his value by dealing with a top-class striker at the weekend and that should give him a major confidence boost moving forward.

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