Adama Traore insists Wolves are 'feeling like we are a pack' again
Adama Traore insists Wolves are ‘feeling like we are a pack’ again after claiming back-to-back wins for first time since October with narrow victory over Leeds
- Wolves climbed to 11th with third win in four games with a 1-0 victory over Leeds
- Adama Traore claimed his side have rediscovered their pack mentality
- Midlands outfit struggled to match form of other seasons for much of campaign
- Wolves winger was pleased to see side claim a clean sheet in close-run game
Adama Traore insisted Wolves have rediscovered their pack mentality after victory against Leeds.
Nuno Espirito Santo’s side climbed to 11th in the Premier League following Friday’s 1-0 win at Molineux.
Traore’s second-half strike came back off the crossbar and hit goalkeeper Illan Meslier before rolling over the line.
Adama Traore has insisted Wolves are showing ‘character’ again after back-to-back victories
The Wolves winger feels his side a ‘feeling like a pack again’ after earlier struggles this season
It was the first time since October that Wolves have recorded back-to-back top-flight wins and they are now unbeaten in four.
‘This character shows how tough we work through the 90 minutes,’ Traore told the club’s website. ‘The strikers, the midfielders, the defenders, I think that character is important, back with that feeling we are a pack, that is the mentality.
‘Also, Nuno gets to the team and this is the mentality that we have to follow and this is how we have to do it.
‘We’d been working so hard through the game for 90 minutes. We know how Leeds play and also we know against any team they can score.
‘So a clean sheet here at home and back-to-back wins are very important to us.’
The Spanish international’s run and strike led to the ball bouncing of Illan Meslier for winner
Defeat was harsh on Leeds, who saw Wolves leapfrog them in the table, and Patrick Bamford had a goal disallowed by a narrow offside call.
Mateusz Klich hit a post in the first half while Wolves goalkeeper Rui Patricio twice denied Liam Cooper after the break.
‘It was a performance where all the boys were digging it out and we pushed until the very end,’ Leeds forward Tyler Roberts told the club’s website.
‘I thought it was a very high-pressured game, both teams were working very hard but it just didn’t fall our way.
Tyler Roberts felt Leeds were hard done by in the narrow loss which dropped them to twelfth
‘It just wasn’t to be. The goal they scored was unfortunate for us.
‘It was a good run but it was a piece of luck that it comes off the bar, hits the goalkeeper and goes in.
‘We bounced back well and pushed to the very end. We’ll take the positives, rest up and go again on Tuesday (against Southampton).’
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