On date 28 of the England – Premier League 2022-2023 tournament, Leeds beat Wolves 4-2 as a visitor in an exciting match. The goals of the match for the locals were scored by Jonny Otto (19′ 2T) and Matheus Cunha (27′ 2T). While away goals were scored by Jack Harrison (5′ 1T), Luke Ayling (4′ 2T), Rasmus Kristensen (16′ 2T) and Rodrigo Moreno (51′ 2T).
Rasmus Kristensen earned applause with his brilliant finish 16 minutes into the second half. After an individual play on the right, the defender finished off the goal from the big area and placed the ball to the right post of the goalkeeper, who could do nothing.
Despite the fact that Leeds United won the match, Wolverhampton was superior taking 23 shots but it was not enough to convert them into scores. According to the statistics, 13 reached the goal and 8 ended up outside.
Rúben Neves had a great performance. The Wolverhampton midfielder made 49 correct passes, stole 2 balls and kicked 5 times.
Jack Harrison also performed well. The Leeds United midfielder scored 1 goal, made 16 correct passes and was encouraged to kick 2 times.
The game was fought, but there were more offenses than the creation of fair play. There were a large number of bookings: Luke Ayling, Craig Dawson, Júnior Firpo, Weston McKennie, Nélson Semedo, Marc Roca and João Gomes. Jonny Otto was sent off for a direct red (38′, 2T) and Matheus Nunes for a direct red (55′, 2T).
Wolves manager Julen Lopetegui presented a 4-5-1 tactical setup with José Sá in goal; Nélson Semedo, Craig Dawson, Maximilian Kilman and Jonny Otto on the defensive line; Rúben Neves, Mario Lemina, Pedro Neto, João Gomes and Daniel Podence in the middle; and Raúl Jiménez in attack.
For their part, Javier Gracia Carlos’ team came out with a 4-5-1 tactical arrangement with Illan Meslier under the three sticks; Luke Ayling, Robin Koch, Maximilian Wöber and Júnior Firpo in defense; Weston McKennie, Marc Roca, Wilfried Gnonto, Brenden Aaronson and Jack Harrison at midfield; and Patrick Bamford up front.
Michael Salisbury was the chosen referee for the match at Molineux Stadium.
On the next date, Wolves will visit Nottingham Forest and Leeds will play away against Arsenal.
In this way, the local is in thirteenth place in the championship with 27 points, while the visit, with 26, is in fourteenth place.
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