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Wolves defender Ki-Jana Hoever proud of full Prem debut

Wolves defender Ki-Jana Hoever was proud to make his full Premier League debut in defeat at Manchester United.

He caught the eye with an assured all-round display at right-wing-back before Marcus Rashford's strike deflected in off Romain Saiss to seal a 1-0 win for the hosts.

And on his full top-flight debut, Hoever said: “I was hoping for this moment to come.

“Of course, I've been in the squad for almost all the games this season, so I was hoping to play any time soon, and I'm happy that it happened.

“But I'm just not happy with the result at the end.

“It would have been better if we'd have kept a clean sheet.

“It hurts really bad. In the beginning of the match we played some good football, some good counter-attacks.

“I think at the end of the half, they were having the ball a bit more and we were compact as a team and we defended well.

“In the second-half, it was a bit more of the same, we started well and then at the end, they had more of the possession and we couldn't really hold the ball, and then it's painful that they score in the last minute."

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