Wolves vs Man City: Newly Promoted Side Holds Champions At Molineux
3rd day of Premier League
Wolves vs Man City : 1-1
Goals : Boly (57th); Laporte (68th)
Wolves vs Man City (Match Summary) — A brilliant encounter at Molineux today, as Wolves hangs reigning premier league champions Man City to a 1-1 draw with a controversial Boly goal. Meanwhile, on the other hand Laporte scored his first goal for the Citizens.
This is a duel between two game ideas, summarized Wolverhampton coach Nuno Espírito Santo, in essence, before Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City match. On the one hand, a team promoted in the Premier League, very well organized, on the other, the champion, the team to 100 points last season, who wants to have full control of the meetings.
Quickly, it turned out so much the visitors were able to set up in the opposite camp. Agüero found the post (21st) and Sterling, in the wake, saw Rui Patricio deflect a ball on the crossbar.
We had to wait until the second period and the 57th minute to see the score unleashed controversially. Following a two-handed combination, Joao Moutinho was in front of the goal, seeing Matt Doherty miss his head but Willy Boly followed and slammed through a dipping header and the help of his right arm (1-0). ).
Manchester City could have benefited from a penalty following a collision on David Silva but Guardiola’s men then made the difference on free-kick. With the help of a ball dropped by Gündogan, Laporte took the best of the defense to score his first goal with the Citizen jersey and put the two teams back in a logical way.
Gabriel Jesus replaced Bernardo Silva and Leroy Sané, he has entered the place of Ilkay Gündogan to bring more offensive weight to Manchester City without immediate effect. Five minutes into the match, Guardiola played his last cartridge with a change between Sterling and Mahrez, but because of too many inaccuracies, the defending champions could not achieve the desired victory, under pressure from local at the very end of the meeting.
With a free kick, Sergio Aguero saw his ball take the lead after one last chance.