Wolves’ 1-0 defeat to Manchester United will have been bitterly disappointing for fans hoping for a domestic cup run this season. They were knocked out of the Carabao Cup by Aston Villa 2-1 in the round of 16, and fans weren’t pleased with Nuno Espirito Santo’s comments after this cup exit three months later.
He said: “I’m disappointed to go out because it’s frustrating knowing we did well, we performed well, and we don’t go to the next one. I’m happy with the boys, happy with the support.” However, according to the BBC, Wolves only managed two shots on target all game compared to United’s six.
When the club posted the quotes on their official Twitter account, fans took exception to the praise he gave his team. Many clearly felt his side didn’t deserve it, and some of them replied to show how much they disagreed with their manager.
“I’m disappointed to go out because it’s frustrating knowing we did well, we performed well, and we don’t go to the next one. I’m happy with the boys, happy with the support.”
— Wolves (@Wolves) 15 January 2020
You can see some of their reactions to the tweet below:
Sounds like jacket
— tinpot (@Raffo109) 15 January 2020
performed well? #really
— Tod (@toddo08) 15 January 2020
Played well until it came down to the final ball then we were absolutely shocking again … no end product whatsoever
— 🆎 (@adamBriant1993) 15 January 2020
What game was Nuno watching 😂
— kevin suitor (@SuitorKevin) 15 January 2020
Was he at the same game? We didn’t perform well
— Dean powers (@PowersDean) 15 January 2020
When Adama doesnt perform nor do we. Thats a sad state of affairs. Creativity is non existent from midfield. Neves is a passenger #wwfc
— Mabbiss (@Matt_Abbiss) 15 January 2020
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