Rampant Wolves win at Tottenham to move in sight of top four

By | 1st March 2020

Wolves twice recovered from a goal behind to claim a 3-2 victory at Tottenham and move within three points of Chelsea in fourth place.


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Spurs took the lead after just 14 minutes when January recruit fired in the rebound after Rui Patricio had parried Dele Alli’s close-range shot.


However, Wolves grew into the game and Diogo Jota lashed a shot over the bar after good work by Adama Traore.

And it wasn’t long before the equaliser arrived, with Matt Doherty firing in on 27 minutes after Spurs had failed to properly clear a Ruben Vinagre cross.

But parity did not last for long, with Serge Aurier collecting the ball just inside the box, cutting inside on his left and firing into the far corner for a brilliant finish.

Wolves, however, would not lie down and a lightning break saw them level proceedings again on 57 with Traore, Raul Jimenez and Doherty all involved before Jota met a low ball at the back post to fire home.

And another rapid break saw Wolves take the lead for the first time after 73 minutes when the impressive Jota led the charge forward and played in Jimenez, who cut across his marker to calmly slot the ball into the far corner and earn Nuno Espirito Santo’s side a priceless victory.


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