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Wolves boss Nuno: This pain will help us grow

Wolves boss Nuno admits his players were floored after their FA Cup semifinal collapse to Watford.

Wolves were seconds from a first FA Cup final since 1960, but we pegged back in injury time, having been 2-0 up, and saw Watford overtake them to book a final appearance.

Nuno said, “Today is tough, sometimes the pain that you feel makes you grow, but we feel it as a group. We will stick together because it's our identity, it's a squad, we are relentless, we never give up and we will come again.

“Now is the moment we have to face, it's a moment of sadness. Nothing that we can say or do now is going to change it, we have to stick together, knowing that it's going to be hard, but let's look at the future and say our present has a lot of things to go for

“We have to become a better team. It's a good chance for us to become a better team, so we can reach and fight to compete in these moments, and these games, against tough opponents. We keep growing as a team and try to reach the semi-final again in the future, and try to win it. It's the ambition we have, to improve ourselves.

“It was an emotional game. We had it and it got away from us, so it's a big disappointment for us, especially for the fans. It's a sad moment, we cannot hide it. We did the first half very good, second half also good. We didn't manage well, but we must look at it because we should manage well.

“We are suffering because we had it, we had it there and it got away from us. I honestly think we should have done better in the last minute of the game. We must try to understand why, but I'm very proud, very proud."

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