Wolves vs Man City Live score and goal updates Ederson red card and Sterling scores after penalty miss – Manchester Evening News,

Wolves vs Man City Live score and goal updates Ederson red card and Sterling scores after penalty miss – Manchester Evening News,

Manchester City can move back up to second place in the Premier League tonight with a win overWolvesat Molineux.

Liverpool’s destruction of Leicester yesterday meansCitycan leapfrog the Foxes if they can beat Wolves, to return to within points of the leaders – albeit having played one game more. Wolves were 2-0 winners over City at the Etihad earlier in the season.

Pep Guardiolawill likely make changes to the side that comfortably beat. Leicester last time out, with less than hours between City’s next clash with Sheffield United on Sunday.Sergio Agueromight play as he continues his comeback from injury , but John Stones and David Silva are likely to miss out again. Key players like Fernandinho, Raheem Sterling, Kevin de Bruyne and Rodri might be rotated this week, with another game on New Year’s Day.Man City starting XI: Ederson, Walker, Otamendi, Fernandinho, Mendy, Rodri, Mahrez, De Bruyne, Bernardo, Sterling, Aguero.

SUBS:Bravo, Gundogan, Zinchenko, Angelino, Cancelo, Foden, Garcia.We’ll bring you live updates from Molineux tonight.

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City free kick

Raheem Sterling wins a free kick right on the edge of the area.

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Four minutes added

Now the ten men have to attack.

************************‘ – Wolves 3-2 City**************** KEY EVENTWolves score a third!

Have Wolves won it?

Matt Doherty fires home under Bravo.

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Jimenez equalises

Poor from Mendy, who gives away possession on the byline to Traore, and Jimene z converts in the center.

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Another Wolves chance

It’s another Wolves free kick by the corner flag and this time it’s headed over at the back post.

********************************‘- Wolves 1-2 City*************************** Just wide

*** Roman Saiss glances a header wide from a Wolves free kick near the corner flag. He should really have scored.

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Wolves sub

Jonny Otto is replaced by Ruben Vinagre.

********‘- Wolves 1-2 CityTraore tests Bravo**************

Adama Traore cuts in on his left and forces Bravo into a low save.

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******************** De Bruyne wide

******* Kevin de Bruyne drags a shot wide and that’s his last bit of action.

He’s replaced by Gundogan, and City will play the final 39 minutes having made all three substitutes.

******** ‘- Wolves 1-2 City******** Gundogan to come on

Amazon say he will replace Kevin de Bruyne.

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Bravo holds

Dendoncker lines up a long range effort that Claudio Bravo holds. It’s all Wolves at the moment.

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Home support getting louder

That goal has raised the noise levels inside Molineux – and they were already pretty loud!

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Traore gets one back

Adama Traore fires into the bottom corner as City back off. Good shot. Game on.

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Wolves want a penalty

Wolves have two half-hearted penalty shouts that Martin Atkinson is quick to reject on both occasions. VAR support his decision.

The home crowd are not fans of VAR, it’s safe to say.


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Twenty goals

That’s Sterling’s th goal of the season. What a return from the winger.

()‘ – Wolves 0-2 City**************** KEY EVENTSterling makes it two !!

He was missing that!

Sterling is set clear on the break and clips over Patricio. A huge goal!

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********** Huge let off

Diogo Jota scoops over from close range after going through one-on-one against Bravo . He had to take it first time.

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Back underway

It looks like a 5-3- 1 formation.


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***************************** Half time substitution

Strange one. Attacker off for another center-back.

27: (****************************************************Tyrone Marshall

Half time thoughtswill be kicking themselves for the way they were once again undone by a long, straight ball, but other than they’ve actually defended really well in that first half.Wolves haven’t had a clear chance, despite the man a dvantage and the theory that their attack is primed to hurt City. Fernandinho and Otamendi have stood up to the test well so far and Mendy has done a fine job in keeping Traore quiet.************************************************************************** ***************


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************ Half time player ratings

(Ederson) – Mad, mis-judged rush for red card. 3

(Walker) ******************************************************** – Good battle with Jota. 6 Fernandinho************************************ – Marshalling the resistance. 7 Otamendi************************************** – More his type of game. 7 Mendy************************************** – Keeping Traore quiet so far. 7 (Rodri) ****************************************************** – Keeping midfield control superbly. 8 De Bruyne

– Quiet but very workmanlike. 7 (Bernardo) ********************************************************** – Buzzing around the ball constantly. 7 Mahrez ****************************************************** – Did well for penalty. 7 (Aguero) ****************************************************** – Sacrificed early for Bravo. N / A*************************** (Sterling) ******************************************************** – Twice hashed the penalty and got lucky . 6 (Bravo) ******************************************************** – No alarms, kicking secure. 6


WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 27: Adama Traore of Wolverhampton Wanderers is closed down by Bernardo Silva of Manchester City during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester City at Molineux on December 27, 2019 in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

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Half Time

Where to start with that?

City, down to ten men after Ederson was sent off, have edged ahead thanks to Raheem Sterling.

He scored a retaken penalty on the rebound after plenty of VAR drama.

Huge second half coming up.

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Wolves pressing

Wolves are trying to play in behind City’s center-backs, with Adama Traore fluffing a snapshot.

They’re trying to find an equaliser before half time.

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seven minutes added

That whole penalty sage and the treatment for Benjamin Mendy means seven minutes of stoppage time.

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Jimenez has a go

Raul Jimenez aims for the top corner, but Claudio Bravo saves.

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Traore shot blocked

Adama Traore has a shot blocked at the back post as Wolves build some pressure in City’s area.

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