Championship

Wolves 5 Bolton 1: Ivan Cavaleiro at the double as rampant hosts extend their lead at top of table

WOLVES extended their advantage at the Championship with a rampant win as both managers were sent to the stands.

First-half goals from Willy Boly and Leo Bonatini put the hosts in the ascendancy and Ivan Cavaleiro’s penalty just after the hour mark stretched their advantage.

 Ivan Cavaleiro celebrates scoring his second and Wolves' fourth

PA:Press Association

Ivan Cavaleiro celebrates scoring his second and Wolves’ fourth

Will Buckley pulled a goal back for Balton on 74 minutes but Cavaleiro restored Wolves’ three-goal cushion eight minutes later and Diogo Jota sealed the rout three minutes from time.

Bolton fell behind when Barry Douglas whipped in a cross and Boly rose above the visiting defence to head home his second of the season.

Bolton goalkeeper Ben Alnwick was then badly at fault when Bonatini made it 2-0.

Alnwick raced to the right-hand edge of his area to try and cut out a long through-ball but was beaten to it by Jota, who teed up Bonatini for a simple finish.

 Cavaleiro scores from the spot to make it 3-0

Reuters

Cavaleiro scores from the spot to make it 3-0
 Diego Jota completes the rout with a slotted finish

Reuters

Diego Jota completes the rout with a slotted finish
 Tempers flare on the touchline with both bosses sent to the stands

Reuters

Tempers flare on the touchline with both bosses sent to the stands

The game exploded in the 44th minute when the Wolves bench reacted furiously to a challenge by Bolton central defender David Wheater on Jota.

That sparked a reaction from their Bolton counterparts as the two management groups clashed.

Once the dust had settled, referee Keith Stroud gave Bolton boss Phil Parkinson, who had also been dismissed earlier in the season, and home manager Nuno Espirito Santo their marching orders.

The result was effectively put beyond doubt when Cavaleiro made no mistake from the spot after Romain Saiss had been fouled by Antonee Robinson.

 Willy Boly headed in the opener for Wolves

Reuters

Willy Boly headed in the opener for Wolves
 Leo Bonatini rises to strike for rampant Wolves

PA:Press Association

Leo Bonatini rises to strike for rampant Wolves

Buckley briefly raised Bolton’s hopes when he converted a pass from Gary Madine with a low shot under goalkeeper John Ruddy.

But some more Cavaleiro trickery on the edge of the area saw him blast the ball into the roof of the net after a neat pass from substitute Helder Costa.

Wolves then went route one to make it five when Ruddy’s long clearance was chased down by Jota, who beat Alnwick to seal an eight win in nine.

Eight-year-old boy with amazing footwork Agustin Buteler is being compared to Messi

قالب وردپرس

Comments

Most Popular

To Top