Fulham 0 Wolves 1 - Player ratings

Joe Edwards rates the players after Wolves' dramatic 1-0 win at Fulham.

Adama Traore of Wolverhampton Wanderers celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 0-1 (AMA)
Adama Traore of Wolverhampton Wanderers celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 0-1 (AMA)

Rui Patricio

A clean sheet for the Portuguese. Made a couple of routine saves but not forced into anything too strenuous. 7

Nelson Semedo

Struggled a bit against the forward-thinking Robinson in the first half but settled down after the break.

Put in two decent deliveries from free-kicks. 6

Conor Coady

Managed to keep Mitrovic pretty quiet throughout.

Has found it tough against the Serbian in the past but held his own this time around. 7

Romain Saiss

Also much-improved from the defensive horror show against West Ham.

Was not too far away with a second-half free-kick either. 7

Rayan Ait-Nouri

Not troubled too much by Decordova-Reid, in truth.

Was better defensively and got forward a few times without really standing out. 6

Ruben Neves

Worked hard and battled throughout in the middle of the park.

Did not have the influence on the ball he would have wanted, though. 6

Leander Dendoncker

Put himself about and saw a looping header graze the roof of the net in the second period.

Slotted into the back three pretty seamlessly after Neto's early injury, while dispossessing Anguissa to start off the move for Traore's winner. 7

Pedro Neto

Went off with a knock to his knee just after the half-hour mark which does not sound serious.

Had been quiet up until that point. 5

Daniel Podence

Floated a lovely cross over to Jose before ever so harshly being deemed offside.

Still working his way up to speed after a couple of months out. 6

Adama Traore

Like Wolves on the whole, Traore did not do much for large parts. But his winner was a really special moment.

Having the confidence to take the shot on from a tight angle, it was great to see him open his Premier League account for the season. Well done to him. 8

Willian Jose

Will be cursing his luck after having a nice header chalked off by VAR.

Quiet in the second half but hopefully can take some confidence from that finish, even though it was not allowed. 6


Joao Moutinho (for Neto, 33)

Kept things simple in midfield. Saw a glancing header caught by Areola. 6

Morgan Gibbs-White (for Podence, 73)

Played his part in the goal with a neat turn. 6

Fabio Silva (for Jose, 78)

Another important contribution as a substitute, playing a lovely through-ball to Traore. Clearly growing in confidence. 7

Not used: Ruddy (gk), Hoever, Richards, Kilman, Otasowie, Vitinha

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