Kenny Jackett and George Saville: Wolves deserved to win

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Kenny Jackett said winning felt good as Wolves came from behind to beat MK Dons - and revealed a half time talking-to inspired the blistering comeback.

Second half goals from George Saville and Jack Price – the latter scoring just his second in Wolves colours – gave Jackett's team three points after Kortney Hause's early own goal had put the hosts in front.

The beaming boss said: "It's great to win – it's a good feeling.

"We did have a few words (at half time). We can't start game like that, we've got players that are learning but it's the Championship and you can't be behind before you've started.

"In the first half we did well up until two thirds of the way up the pitch and then we couldn't get in behind or go past MK Dons and it broke down just over halfway, a and they broke off our bad play.

"Second half we sorted it out a bit. With the second 45 we deserved to win."

James Henry provided assists for both goals, while the game also saw a late return for David Edwards after 10 weeks out.

Jackett, who was pleased with the contributions of Joe Mason and substitute Adam Le Fondre, added: "It's good to see Henry and Edwards back. James did very well tonight, two assists is very positive. Dave and James are big players for us, they're leaders.


"There were two good goals. Saville does continue to grow, as does Price. They're a good age with good enthusiasm and good legs.

"They just have to follow that up with confidence at this level. Once they do that they'll be a force."

Wolves changed system at half time, going 4-4-2 with Le Fondre and Mason up front.

Jackett said of the change: "I was going to make the change anyway, although obviously we had to because of the injury (to Michal Zyro).


"It was a good response in the second period.

"We want to finish the season strongly.

"We've had a terrific following as well here tonight, they've made a lot of noise and I appreciate that, as the head coach.

"I'm delighted we could win and we want to finish the season very strongly, showing our supporters that we have a lot of potential for the future."

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