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Nuno happy as Saiss superb for Wolves in 1-1 draw with Spurs

Romain Saiss produced a header that watching Wolves team-mate Raul Jimenez would have been proud of to deny Tottenham victory at Molineux, and a place in the top-four.

Jose Mourinho's men led for 85 minutes after Tanguy Ndombele had driven home a low 20-yard shot from Ben Davies' lay-off after just 57 seconds.

But, just as it appeared their dominance would earn no reward in the continued absence of Jimenez - attending a game for the first time since fracturing his skull at Arsenal at the end of November - Wolves struck an equaliser.

Morocco defender Saiss met Pedro Neto's corner at the near post with a superb glancing header to steer the ball past Hugo Lloris.

It was the least Wolves deserved after their efforts at shackling Harry Kane and Heung-min Son.

Wolves boss Nuno said afterwards, "I think we performed really well. We played a good game and were very intense and very aggressive against a dangerous side.

"It's a learning process. We demand focus from the start and we know the edge is not there with no fans. It happens and you have to react.

"We stayed in the game and defended well. We have a squad of young players that we trust. We are trying to build a good team."

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