Nuno Espirito Santo says Sheffield United are “very good” after drawing 1-1 against his Wolverhampton Wanderers team.
The Blades took a 63rd second lead at Molineux through in-form striker Lys Mousset. The visitors had chances to extend their lead through John Fleck and David McGoldrick and were eventually made to pay.
Raul Jimenez crossed for Matt Doherty to head in a second half equaliser for Wolves to keep them above Chris Wilder’s side in the Premier League table.
The Blades have not lost away in the top flight this season; or at all since January. The last time a newly promoted side went unbeaten in their first seven away games in the division was Blackburn Rovers back in 1992/93.
“It was a good game. We started bad because Sheffield pushed us very hard, pressed us very good, created problems,” Nuno told the Express and Star.
“But we stayed in the game and competed until the end – first half, second half, through all the game against a very good team.
“Both teams wanted it. It was up and down, but it was a good game of football. We tried until the end. Both teams tried until the end.
“It was a brave game with a lot of duels, but fair duels. It was us and Sheffield fighting for the ball, and it was fair.”
Nuno is right about Sheffield United
With 14 Premier League matches gone and a home fixture with Newcastle United coming up on Thursday evening, Wilder’s men already look in a strong position.
They are currently seventh, with Tottenham Hotspur moving ahead of them at the weekend courtesy of their win over Bournemouth.
The Blades have only lost three times since promotion – a record only bettered in 2019/20 by Liverpool, Leicester City and Wolves.
The two former sides are the only teams to have conceded fewer this term as well.