23 June 2020 22:39
Traore's surging run and sublime cross was flawless for Jimenez to head powerfully home in the 73rd minute. "We need this to feel that we really are back again to football". "Hopefully, we can go back to what it was before as without fans, it has no meaning at all". "I'm happy with the performance of the players and they finished the game strong and healthy". A game of football without fans doesn't mean anything.
Wolves, though, certainly made those watching on from home proud. With only eight games left, the Hammers risk relegating if they don't quickly turn a corner, and a victory on Tuesday will do their morale and survival chances a lot of good. David Moyes was without injured striker Sebastian Haller and centre-back Angello Ogbonna, and the West Ham manager will hope to have the duo back for Tuesday's derby with Tottenham Hotspur. In the first half, we were really organised, we were in control of the game, had good shape but not ending the actions. After three months away because of the league's suspension amid the coronavirus pandemic, little has changed with a Wolves team which is renowned for finishing games strongly and scored both of its goals at an empty Olympic Stadium late in the second half. "We create, but we did not finish the actions", he said. Up next for Wolves is a clash with Bournemouth at Molineux on Wednesday, and Nuno added: "Three months without games is very hard, and only three weeks of training as a group. We have to improve, but we are in the right way", he added. "It's a new football and a new start for us".