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Man Utd 0-0 Wolves


Manchester United have failed to score in three consecutive league games for the first time since October 2016.

Manchester United have failed to score in back-to-back home league games for the first time since March 2014.

Wolves are now winless in their last 12 away games against Man Utd in all competitions (D3 L9), and haven’t led for a single minute in any of those games since a 1-0 win in February 1980.

Wolves are the first team to keep a Premier League clean sheet away against both Manchester clubs in a season since Chelsea in 2013-14.

This was Wolves’ first 0-0 draw in the Premier League since the opening weekend against Leicester, while it was just their third in total in 63 Premier League games under Nuno Espírito Santo.

Debutant Bruno Fernandes had more shots (5), more shots on target (3) and made more passes (88) than any other Manchester United player in this match.

Eight Portuguese players made an appearance in Man Utd vs Wolves, making Portugal just the third nation outside the UK to have 8+ players appear in a Premier League match, after France and Spain

I’m happy’

Man Utd 0-0 Wolves


Wolves boss Nuno Espírito Santo speaks to Sky Sports: “I think it was a good game, an intense game. I think first half was good. There was a second-half spell United dominated and created a lot of problems. We had our moments. I am happy. The boys worked very hard and it was tough.

“I think in the first half our idea was clear to control the middle of the pitch and we had a lot of counter attacks. It was good but it was a balanced game.”

After half time? “Man Utd adjusted. It was harder to control Luke Shaw and Aaron Wan-Bissaka.”

Traore injuries? “At half time Traore was in a lot of pain in the shoulder but continued. After it was a kick on the calf but he is ready to go.”

‘We are so disappointed’

Man Utd 0-0 Wolves

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Man Utd left-back Luke Shaw speaks to Sky Sports: “It was a very tough game. We know Wolves will be a hard game defensively and offensively. They have great players. Their style makes it hard to score against them. We are so disappointed we couldn’t get three points, especially with Chelsea dropping points it’s annoying for us.

“We have played them so many times recently and it’s always been a close game. Maybe you could see that today. I am just annoyed we haven’t been able to finish with three points.

“I have struggled against Traore before but today I felt much stronger and better against him.”

‘A fair result’

Man Utd 0-0 Wolves


Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves speaking to Sky Sports: “To be honest, we wanted to win just as we want to win every game. But when you come to Old Trafford and you get a draw here, it’s always good.

“We now have a week to prepare ourselves and then we go again.

“We wanted to play our game, have the ball and defend well. They had some chances at the end but that’s normal. They wanted to win as they were at home but we controlled it and it’s a fair result for both teams.

On playing against Bruno Fernandes: “It’s always good playing against our teammates in our international team. I know him really well. I’m happy for him. He’s at a great club in a fantastic league and now he can show everyone what he can do. He’s a great player.

On playing at Old Trafford: “Our mentality is playing the same everywhere. It doesn’t matter the stadium. We try to play our football and unfortunately we didn’t get the win but we got a draw which isn’t bad.

“Now let’s take a rest and start preparing ourselves for what’s coming.”

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