Wolves supervisor Nuno Espirito Santo lamented his aspect’s numeric inferiority as his aspect misplaced 3-Zero to Manchester Metropolis on Monday, however admitted the crimson card given to Willy Boly was the appropriate determination.
The West Midlands aspect had been lowered to 10 males after 19 minutes, when Boly was proven a straight crimson card for a harmful deal with on Metropolis’s Bernardo Silva. The Residents took full benefit, as two objectives from Gabriel Jesus and a Connor Coady personal aim sealed the win for the house aspect.
Chatting with Sky Sports, Santo mirrored on Boly’s early departure from the match, saying: “The incident was very near me, and I have never seen the pictures however I’ve spoken with the fourth official. It was a crimson card, little question about it.
“The crimson card was a second by which we tried to alter issues and the boys tried. Enjoying with 11 is hard, however taking part in with 10 is even more durable.
“It was a tricky night time. Since we conceded the primary aim, it turned very troublesome. We had been in form and it was a 30-yard go which breaks us.
“There is no doubt concerning the end result, they managed the sport and had the possibilities.”
After Boly’s sending off, Wolves conceded from the penalty spot as Ryan Bennett introduced Raheem Sterling down within the field, permitting Jesus to to place Metropolis two objectives forward. The second half noticed Wolves maintain agency, however they had been unlucky to concede an personal aim as Kevin De Bruyne’s cross glanced into the web off Conor Coady within the 78th minute.
Santo praised his aspect for his or her effort within the second half, including: “We had a plan to remain in form and present defensive organisation, however with the aim and the crimson card every little thing went down.
“I believe we confirmed character. We had been courageous, we stayed within the recreation and we at all times labored arduous however we will not cease all the possibilities from Man City. We’ve got to attempt to overlook about it and look forward.”
Regardless of the loss, Wolves stay in 11th place and are solely three factors from seventh. They subsequent host Leicester in a direct conflict towards a top-ten rival, and can hope to return to kind to proceed transferring up the desk.