“They’re working extremely hard to fix it” – O’Neil on VAR after recent controversies
Wolves manager Gary O’Neil expressed his thoughts on the controversial VAR decisions after his team’s thrilling 2-1 victory over Tottenham in the Premier League on Saturday. O’Neil believed that his side was the better team throughout the match, despite conceding an early goal to Brennan Johnson.
The game seemed destined for a Tottenham win as it entered injury-time, but Wolves had other plans. Pablo Sarabia scored a crucial equalizer in the 91st minute, and Mario Lemina sealed the dramatic comeback with a winner in the 97th minute.
Speaking to TNT Sports after the match, O’Neil praised his team’s performance and felt they deserved the three points. He acknowledged the slow start but commended the players for their resilience and belief in scoring two late goals. O’Neil emphasized the progress his team has made, both tactically and mentally.
The Wolves manager also acknowledged the quality of the opposition, despite missing key players. He expressed his pride in the team and their ability to compete against a strong side like Tottenham.
O’Neil also addressed the recent controversies surrounding VAR decisions, stating that he didn’t want his team to leave with just a good performance but no points. He believed that the victory was well-deserved and crucial for their progress, as it could have been more than just three points.
Mario Lemina, the hero of the match with his late winner, shared his elation and credited the team’s hard work for the victory. He expressed his satisfaction with the team’s tactics and their ability to execute them against Tottenham. Lemina also highlighted the support from the fans and his love for the club.
Pablo Sarabia, who played a crucial role in the comeback with an assist and a goal in just 12 minutes on the pitch, echoed Lemina’s sentiments. He emphasized the importance of gaining confidence from his performance and acknowledged the need to adapt and improve in the competitive Premier League.
Overall, Wolves’ thrilling victory over Tottenham showcased their progress and determination. The team’s belief, resilience, and tactical understanding were key factors in their comeback. The players, including Lemina and Sarabia, expressed their joy and gratitude for the support from the fans and their love for the club.