Jermaine Jenas gives his assessment of Spurs defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers

Jermaine Jenas believes Wolves deserved to win against Tottenham on Saturday, citing the number of chances they produced in the second half.

Spurs fans were nervous going into the game at Molineux because the Lilywhites were missing a number of key players due to suspension and injury.

The away side lacked intensity and struggled to create many chances, proving that the worry was not unfounded.


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Tottenham were fortunate to be leading going into stoppage time, as Gary O’Neil’s players had multiple chances to equalize.

However, the home side got their just reward in injury time as Pablo Sarabia and Mario Lemina scored to give them all three points.

Ange Postecoglou stated after the game that his team could have been more aggressive in possession, particularly in the first half, but that he couldn’t criticize his players’ dedication (Football.London).

Jermaine Jenas was impressed with Wolves

Jenas, speaking to BBC Sport, expressed his thoughts on the match outcome: “Wolves unquestionably earned the three points, as I believed they were the superior team. Initially, in the first 15 minutes, Spurs showed dominance, controlled the ball, and secured a goal. However, as the game progressed, they found themselves hanging on, while Wolves grew stronger.

“Gary O’Neil’s strategic setup, particularly the dynamic aspects of the game, was commendable. The team’s drive forward with numerous bodies, providing options for Matheus Cunha when the ball circled back, showcased their tactical prowess.

“In the second half, Wolves intensified their efforts, creating a flurry of chances. Pablo Sarabia’s goal stands out as one of the weekend’s best. His brilliant touch, especially considering he had just been brought on, was impressive.

“The team’s sense of urgency to secure the next goal was evident. Despite facing challenges in recent weeks, Gary O’Neil effectively rallied the group, and their deserving success was the result of their collective efforts.”

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