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Monday 15th
posted by Morning Star in Sport

Wolves 2-0 Reading

by Simon Williams at the Molineux

AFTER an initial raising of eyebrows at his appointment, Walter Zenga’s start in English football couldn't have gone much better.

The former Italy goalkeeper is unbeaten in his first three games as Wolves manager after succeeding Kenny Jackett who was relieved of his duties by new owners Fosun International Group at the end of July.

And following his side’s 2-0 victory over Reading on Saturday — thanks to goals from Matt Doherty and Joe Mason — Zenga hope his side can continue their current rich vein of form with victory at home to Ipswich Town on Tuesday night.

He said: "It was very satisfying. The team plays very well, no doubt about the final result.

"I think if we had scored more goals it's nice but in the end the most important thing is three points and how we put the spirit of the team on the pitch.

"They want to win. And now from five minutes we're thinking about Ipswich.”

The Italian also praised the fans who sang his name throughout, although it seemed like he struggled to understand the chorus of ‘Walter, give us a wave’.

"When I'm in the game I hear nothing. It's something that I'm concentrating and then the bench they call me and say: 'Look, hey’,” said Zenga

"The atmosphere was amazing and fantastic. There are no words to describe.

"Amazing stadium and the fans are with us. This is the right way. I repeat my wish — to see this stadium full.”