Oskar Buur Rasmussen Pleased With Maiden Goal For Wolverhampton Wanderers
Oskar Buur Rasmussen was clearly delighted with his debut performance against Hull City on Tuesday evening. Wolves were looking at the prospect of a 2-1 home defeat at the hands of Hull, but they managed to settle for a share of the spoils after an impressive header from Rasmussen seven minutes from time.
Speaking after the game, the Danish right-back was pleased to have made his Championship debut with his only previous taste of first-team action coming in the League Cup against Bristol Rovers, he said: “It was a really big moment for me - to get my debut, to score and goal and to help the team, so I'm very happy. I'm used to playing for the under-23s in front of maybe a couple of hundred people, so to be here and see all the fans was great. I was a bit nervous, because when you're on the bench you can see and hear the entire crowd, but when I got onto the pitch I was able to block it out and just focus on the game.”
Despite the headline-grabbing goal, the 20-year-old remains fairly modest about his future plans with the west Midlands outfit. The right-sided defender has been plying his trade for the Under-23s over the course of the season, and he is hoping to continue with a similar progress in order to earn more opportunities under manager Nuno Espirito Santo.
With the stalemate, the Wolves have a six-point lead between themselves and Cardiff City, who have a game in hand. More so, they have a comfortable 11-point advantage over third-placed Fulham, and a maximum of three wins would assure them automatic promotion in the remaining six games. Wolves have a couple of key fixtures against Cardiff City and Derby County to come, but after that, they have matches against Birmingham City, Bolton Wanderers, Sunderland, and Sheffield Wednesday – all of whom are in the bottom half of the table.