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Sport WATCH: Wolves on brink of Premier League after this scarcely believable strike from Ruben Neves

12:25  12 april  2018
12:25  12 april  2018 Source:   independent.ie

Cardiff City 0 Wolves 1: Nuno's pacesetters hold on as hosts waste two late penalties

  Cardiff City 0 Wolves 1: Nuno's pacesetters hold on as hosts waste two late penalties Cardiff City missed two penalties in stoppage time, allowing Wolves to leave Wales with a 1-0 win, taking them a stop closer to promotion.Wolves edged closer to securing promotion to the Premier League after beating second-placed Cardiff City 1-0 in Wales, somehow holding on to all three points as the hosts wasted two late penalties.

Wolves on the brink . FT: Wolves 2-0 Derby. Wolves 2-0 Derby. RUBEN NEVES - WATCH . Elsewhere, Ruben Neves is down for Wolves after looking like he received some sort of blow to the head. Wolves 2-0 Derby. Molineux's not calmed down after that beast of a strike from Ruben Neves .

Ruben Neves produced another sensational long-range strike to fire Wolves to within touching distance of the Premier League with a routine Nuno Espirito Santo's side picked up a 28th league win of the season after Neves found the top corner of Scott Carson's goal from long distance – the

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Ruben Neves celebrates scoring his side's second goal © Provided by Irish Independent Wolverhampton Wanderers' Ruben Neves celebrates scoring his side's second goal

Neves struck from 35 yards in the 51st minute to seal a win that had been set up by Diogo Jota's sixth-minute opener as Wolves moved to the brink of promotion.

Nuno said: "Ruben knows that he has a lot of work to do to improve.

"I think all the players are developing and getting better from what they were before.

Related: Neves: My best goal (Sky Sports)

"I think Neves still has a lot to improve. Not only Neves, all the squad.

Wolves 2 Derby County 0: Neves screamer puts leaders on the brink

  Wolves 2 Derby County 0: Neves screamer puts leaders on the brink Wolves edged ever closer to a Premier League return as Diogo Jota and Ruben Neves secured victory over Derby County on Wednesday.Ruben Neves produced another sensational long-range strike to fire Wolves to within touching distance of the Premier League with a routine 2-0 victory over Derby County.

Wolves took another step closer to promotion after goals from Diogo Jota and Ruben Neves earned the runaway Sky Bet Championship leaders a 2-0 win against Derby Jota scored his 16th goal of the season in the sixth minute before Neves let fly from 35 yards in the 51st minute to seal a clinical win.

Fantasy Premier League . FPL promotion prospects: The Wolves worth hunting. Fantasy Premier League FPL Show: Douglas is one to watch . FPL managers will be excited to see what Ruben Neves (pictured top, right) has to offer in the top flight.

"The window of a player growing never finishes. There is always something to improve upon. This is the spirit that we want. Day by day they have to work hard to improve.

"I think today was a good performance. They boys did well, they were well balanced and well organised.

"They did a very good job. We did not concede chances to a very good team. I am very pleased with the approach of the players."

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