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Wolves stun Chelsea to record first win in seven games
Wolves stun Chelsea to record first win in seven games

Wolves stun Chelsea to record first win in seven games

Written by Gideon Sarpong
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Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo challenged his side to "maintain these standards" after they fought back from a goal down to stun Chelsea and gain their first victory in seven Premier League matches.

Two goals in four second-half minutes - from Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota - gave the hosts victory after Ruben Loftus-Cheek's 25-yard effort was headed into his own net by Wolves captain Conor Coady after only 18 minutes.

"This doesn't mean all the problems are solved," said Nuno, whose side won for the first time since their 1-0 away victory at Crystal Palace on 6 October.

"It was a very good performance. In the first half, the organisation and staying in the game was important.

"In the second half, we showed desire to go in front. It was fantastic work from the boys. The only way to play these teams is you have to run more than them and when you have your chances take them. We have to maintain these standards."

Wolves' win leaves them 12th in the Premier League, only four points behind sixth-placed Everton.