Wolves score twice in stoppage time to beat Spurs

Two goals in stoppage time sealed a dramatic victory for Wolves over Tottenham in the Premier League.

Mario Lemina scored in the seventh minute of additional time, sliding the ball into the far side of the net after an expertly timed pass by Pablo Sarabia.

Sarabia had levelled six minutes earlier with a sublime acrobatic finish, volleying home after flicking the ball to himself in the air.

Spurs’ eight-game unbeaten start to the season was cut short by their chaotic 4-1 defeat by Chelsea on Monday, but they issued an immediate response on Saturday as Brennan Johnson tapped home after latching on to a Pedro Porro pass.

Tottenham’s impression was momentary, however, and Wolves quickly grew into the game with energetic pressing in the final third, albeit lacking any real cutting edge in front of goal. Lemina came close when he had a cross-goal effort turned behind by Guglielmo Vicario.

Lemina later failed to find Matt Doherty after an unselfish cut-back inside the six-yard box, Sasa Kalajdzic blasted an unmarked header over the crossbar, and Spurs were leading as the game neared its conclusion.

But Tottenham failed to come away unscathed after Wolves’ late heroics and succumbed to back-to-back defeats.

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Wolverhampton Wanderers

  1. Squad number1Player nameJosé Sá

  2. Squad number23Player nameKilman

  3. Squad number15Player nameDawson

  4. Squad number24Player nameToti Gomes

  5. Squad number22Player nameNélson Semedo

  6. Squad number27Player nameBellegarde

  7. Squad number5Player nameLemina

  8. Squad number8Player nameJoão Gomes

  9. Squad number3Player nameAït-Nouri

  10. Squad number11Player nameHwang Hee-chan

  11. Squad number12Player nameMatheus Cunha

  1. Squad number2Player nameDoherty

  2. Squad number18Player nameKalajdzic

  3. Squad number20Player nameDoyle

  4. Squad number21Player nameSarabia

Tottenham Hotspur

  1. Squad number11Player nameGil
  2. Squad number18Player nameLo Celso
  3. Squad number30Player nameBentancur

Line-ups

Wolves

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1
  • 23Kilman
  • 15DawsonBooked at 90mins
  • 24Gomes
  • 22Nélson SemedoSubstituted forDohertyat 67′minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 27BellegardeSubstituted forKalajdzicat 73′minutes
  • 5Lemina
  • 8João GomesBooked at 90minsSubstituted forSarabiaat 87′minutes
  • 3Aït-NouriBooked at 90minsSubstituted forDoyleat 87′minutes
  • 11Hwang Hee-chan
  • 12Matheus Cunha

Substitutes

  • 2Doherty
  • 6Traoré
  • 9Fábio Silva
  • 17Bueno
  • 18Kalajdzic
  • 19Otto
  • 20Doyle
  • 21Sarabia
  • 25Bentley

Tottenham

Formation 4-3-3

  • 13Vicario
  • 23Porro
  • 15Dier
  • 33Davies
  • 12Emerson RoyalBooked at 45mins
  • 5Højbjerg
  • 8BissoumaBooked at 45minsSubstituted forLo Celsoat 76′minutes
  • 29SarrSubstituted forBentancurat 63′minutesBooked at 89mins
  • 21Kulusevski
  • 7Son Heung-min
  • 22JohnsonSubstituted forGilat 75′minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Skipp
  • 11Gil
  • 18Lo Celso
  • 20Forster
  • 30Bentancur
  • 35Phillips
  • 36Véliz
  • 63Donley
  • 65Dorrington

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Source: BBC