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No limit to what we can achieve, says Nuno after Wolves progress

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Goal threat: Raul Jimenez was involved in every Wolves goal
Goal threat: Raul Jimenez was involved in every Wolves goal

By Nick Mashiter

Nuno Espirito Santo refused to put limits on his side after Wolves reached the knockout stages of the Europa League.

They blew a two-goal lead to draw 3-3 in Braga last night but got the point needed to qualify from Group K with a game to spare.

Raul Jimenez, Matt Doherty and Adama Traore had put them 3-1 ahead after Andre Horta's opener.

But Paulinho and Fransergio netted after half-time to deny Wolves victory.

Despite the second-half disappointment, Wolves are second in the group and sit fifth in the Premier League having lost just once in their last 14 games.

"We are trying to develop and improve and to achieve other results. We don't have limits, we always try to keep going," said Nuno, who has been linked to Arsenal this week.

"It's not about momentum, if you expect to play when you have good momentum you'll have problems. We always want to compete, the momentum doesn't mean anything.

"It's about preparing yourself for the competition, that's why you don't have limits.

"It was our 26th game, we started very early in the season, but the balance has been good and the team is improving."

Nuno added: "The first half we started badly but a goal like that can happen. The reaction was very good, it was good combinations.

"The second half was not so good, not so well organised, and we conceded in situations where we must improve."

Braga boss Ricardo Sa Pinto said: "There's no doubt these are the best two teams of the group."

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