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Nuno happy to see off Shrews

6th February 2019, 02:49 by Michael Holland

Nuno Espirito Santo is relieved to be in the fifth round of the FA Cup after beating Shrewsbury but was unhappy with the performance.

Ivan Cavaleiro spared Wolves' blushes and broke Shrewsbury's hearts in the process as he fired home the winning goal during a 3-2 victory at Molineux.

James Bolton's header and Josh Laurent's strike, after John Ruddy's error, had put the Sky Bet League One side 2-1 ahead. Matt Doherty continued to taunt Shrewsbury, though, scoring twice in the first half having netted a late equaliser in the first fourth round tie.

“I’m not happy with the performance but happy because we got to the fifth round," Nuno said. “This is the most important (thing) but we have to look at the game and see it was not one of the best performances.

“Everybody is aware of that. It’s job done. Football has these things and you can’t always control them, you have to react to them. There are a lot of things we have to work on on the training ground and get better at.

“We pick always a strong XI. The idea is always to have a good XI. Today some players did well but I expect more from them. We have to improve a lot of things. We have to work on the training ground.”

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Michael Holland is a reporter with over two decades of journalism experience. A Bolton fan, Michael often writes football articles, as well as having a strong knowledge of golf, cricket and Australian sports.

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