- Jimenez scores ninth of PL season
- Dendoncker, Neves also score
- Silva’s seat gets hotter as only Gomes scores
- Wolves’ 1st Goodison Park win since 1979
Raul Jimenez and Wolves’ dream season continued Saturday with a 3-1 win over Everton at Goodison Park.
Seventh-place Wolves now have a four-point cushion on eighth in the race for a probable Europa League spot, while Everton is down to ninth.
Andre Gomes scored for Everton, while Leander Dendoncker and Ruben Neves joined Jimenez on the Wolves’ score sheet.
Wolves have a 9W-3D-1L record when the El Tri 27-year-old scores (9) or assists (6) in a Premier League match this season.
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Neves got Pickford going the other way on the penalty, and it was 1-0 for Nuno Espirito Santo‘s men.
But Everton’s Portuguese midfielder blasted a shot by countryman Rui Patricio 20 minutes later, Gomes dribbling into the box before hammering home.
Jimenez then kept up his hot heading by turning a free kick inside the near post, and it was 3-1 was Dendocker volleyed a rebound past Pickford.
To their credit, the Toffees did not quit and had the better of the chances the rest of the way. Patricio made a solid stop on substitute Dominic Calvert-Lewin in the 88th minute.
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