"I didn't like it" - Bruno Lage insists Wolves "should do better" despite Leicester win
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 20: Bruno Lage, Manager of Wolverhampton Wanderers gives their team instructions during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Leicester City at Molineux on February 20, 2022 in Wolverhampton, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Bruno Lage has insisted he was not happy with Wolves' performance but said his side "can do something special" after they earnt their sixth win in eight Premier League games with a 2-1 victory over Leicester City

Ruben Neves and Daniel Podence were the goalscorers for the Wanderers at Molineux as they were victorious over the Foxes for the first time in five meetings.

Lage's men weren't at their best in the soggy Black Country conditions but came out of it with all three points to continue the hope of returning to European football.

After his side won the joint-most league games of 2022, Lage said: "The three points is the most important thing in the game - 40 points from 24 games and that's good for us, but about the game, I didn't like it. I think we should do better.

"The way we started, we did it very well, we created with the ball and our very first goal, I think is amazing. We need to continue to work hard because I think we suffered a little bit, because we need to control the game more.

"In some periods we didn't have the ball and that's why we gave confidence to Leicester."

"There are no secrets in football"

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Wolves have now won five of their previous six games in the Premier League and have become a surprise contender to secure European football next season.

They currently sit seventh with 40 points and have two games in hand over Manchester United in the Champions League places, but Lage believes his side's form comes down to hard work.

"There are no secrets in football, we said to the boys before the game, there's no secret so we need to go again for 90 minutes.

"We came from a good performance and a good week of training. We can do something special, but only if we continue to work," Lage continued.

"We analyse this game, look at the problems Leicester did to us, see what we can do better. In four days, we go again, and also Arsenal know we are a strong team."