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Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 Manchester Metropolis (Sep 30, 2023) Recreation Evaluation

Hwang Hee-chan scored the winner as Wolves ended champions Manchester Metropolis‘s good begin to the Premier League season with a shock 2-1 house win on Saturday.

The defeat at Molineux was Metropolis’s second loss in 5 days, after Newcastle United dumped them out of the Carabao Cup, and dashed the leaders’ hopes of stretching their season-opening run to seven league wins in a row.

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A Rúben Dias personal objective despatched Wolves 1-0 up within the thirteenth minute, Pedro Neto‘s cross deflected in off the Portugal defender’s s knee, however Julián Álvarez levelled the rating with a bending free kick previous José Sá within the 58th.

Hwang restored the house aspect’s lead on the counter-attack and towards the run of play within the 66th minute by firing into the online from shut vary after a Matheus Cunha cross discovered him unmarked.

“We all know that we might have the chance on the counter,” Neto stated. “We’re taking part in towards the very best staff on this planet however we had perception that this could possibly be a turning level for us. We work arduous and we take the three factors.”

Manchester Metropolis suffered their first Premier League defeat of the season.

With Metropolis supervisor Pep Guardiola serving a touchline ban for his third yellow card of the season, and midfielder Rodri serving a three-match ban, the guests have been shut out by decided and hard-working opponents.

The Premier League’s prime scorer Erling Haaland, rested for Metropolis’s Carabao Cup third-round loss, was a marginalised determine and solely had 15 touches of the ball.

The defeat left Metropolis some extent away from unbeaten Arsenal on the prime however in peril of being ousted by third-placed Liverpool, who have been taking part in within the late recreation at Tottenham.

The champions had conceded solely three objectives of their earlier six matches.

Wolves, who had misplaced 4 of their final six league video games, moved as much as thirteenth because of their second win of the season.

“It was a large outcome for us at the moment. We’ve got not began properly however to beat the champions was unbelievable,” Wolves captain Max Kilman stated in an interview with the BBC.

“We knew it was an enormous recreation however we have been able to assault Man Metropolis. We wished to battle for each probability and take our moments.”

The sport began with a direct edge as Matheus Nunes, who joined Metropolis from Wolves on the finish of the switch window after forcing a transfer by refusing to coach, was within the beginning lineup.

The Portugal midfielder was booed by the gang each time he touched the ball and was changed at halftime.

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