Wes Hoolahan's outrageous assist doesn't even have to be seen to be believed
We would say that Wes Hoolahan had absolutely no right pulling off a move like this, but that wouldn't be accurate.
After all, we're talking about Wes Hoolahan here. We've seen what he can do at the peak of his powers in the past and he usually finds a way to produce some magic when he takes to the pitch.
That moment during Norwich's championship opener against Fulham came very late, mainly because the diminutive Irishman wasn't even on the field for most of it. His involvement began when he was brought off the bench at the 80-minute mark when the Canaries were trailing by a goal.
Eight minutes later he found himself in possession about 40 yards out, he jinked his way past an incoming defender to create space then played a delightful defence-splitting through ball to Nelson Oliveira who provided the finish the pass deserved.
The game ended 1-1.
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Like Hoolahan, Oliveira started the game from the bench. He came on for Cameron Jerome at the 64th-minute mark. was clearly upset with Daniel Farke
That's why he celebrated his goal by pointing to Canaries boss Daniel Farke then proceeding to whip off his top, run over to the gaffer and show him the name on the back of the jersey.
Farke explained after the game that he was happy with the emotion Oliveria showed, as long as it signifies that he really wants to start.