Now that Bruno Lage’s Barmy Army has stopped ringing in my ear, it’s time to collect my thoughts.
The record book will say Wolves lost this fixture, but we certainly created enough chances for that not to be the case.
Adama Traore, so often the cause of our ecstasy and agony, should be going home the match winner.
How the Spaniard contrived to miss twice when through on goal is sure to be the cause of a few sleepless nights among the Wolves coaching staff.
But all in all, they can be satisfied with an impressive outing against one of the league’s standout teams.
It was great to be back amongst a raucous away following, especially one that was so fervently behind our new manager.
Handbrake football looks to be a thing of the past under Lage, with the gaffer evidently keen for his side to play on the front foot.
One beneficiary of the change in style is sure to be Ruben Neves, who looked every inch the midfield schemer we know he can be.
Finding a partner for him surely must be a key focus as the transfer window nears its end. Dendoncker and Moutinho didn’t do much wrong, but I’m not convinced either are the answer.
And, though I’m stating the obvious in saying so, the defence remains in need of major surgery.
Leicester targeted our high line from the off and, though we sprung the offside trap well, it was ultimately our undoing. Again, Marcal and Saiss didn’t perform poorly but neither fill me with confidence.
Indeed, you can’t help but glance enviously at today’s opponents. They had an embarrassment of riches on their bench, whereas ours was made up of kids.
Still, I’m sure Fosun know this. It’s hard to imagine Bruno accepting the job without receiving assurances he’d be backed in the transfer market.
On today’s evidence, two or three quality signings could be the difference between a season of progress or more of the same.
Expected Goals (xG)
Leicester 0.67 Wolves 1.33
xG is a statistical measurement of the quality of goalscoring chances in a game and the likelihood of them being scored.