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December 28, 2019

Wolves boss Nuno wants refs to regain control after VAR controversy

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo has urged referees to regain control of decisions after his team’s dramatic win Manchester City. The Video Assistant Referee awarded City two penalties after referee Martin Atkinson had ruled an arm on Riyad Mahrez had not been a foul in the 3-2 win for Wolves. The second spot kick was for encroachment after Conor Coady – who cleared the ball after Rui Patricio saved Raheem Sterling’s effort – had entered the penalty area when the England man struck the ball. Head coach Nuno believes referees should be encouraged to use the pitchside monitors to make…

Wolves boss Nuno praises fans and players after comeback win

Happy Nuno Espirito Santo praised Wolves fans and players after the dramatic 3-2 win over champions Manchester City. In one of the most dramatic games at Molineux in recent times, City had goalkeeper Ederson sent off after 12 minutes before VAR awarded them two penalties. Raheem Sterling netted the rebound from the second one after Rui Patricio saved both, and the England forward doubled their lead after the break. But man of the match Adama Traore started the comeback before setting up Raul Jimenez to equalise then Matt Doherty capped an amazing game with a last-minute winner. The sending off…

Super Wolves rock champions City with amazing comeback win – report

Wolves 3 (Traore 55, Jimenez 82, Doherty 90) Manchester City 2 (Sterling 25, 50) Super Wolves produced one of their best performances in many years in an unimaginably dramatic game as they came from two goals down to beat champions Manchester City 3-2 at an electric Molineux. City had goalkeeper Ederson sent off before VAR awarded Pep Guardiola’s side two first-half penalties, both saved by Rui Patricio, only for Raheem Sterling to net the rebound off the second. Sterling doubled City’s lead against the run of play soon after the break before man of the match Adama Traore started the…