Ivan Cavaleiro

Three-straight for Wolves after defeat of Bournemouth

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  • Visitors have 62 percent possession, 13-9 shots edge
  • Jota, Jimenez gives Wolves lead
  • Cavaleiro bags stoppage time goal
  • Wolves win third-straight

Raul Jimenez and Ivan Cavaleiro scored as Wolverhampton Wanderers won their third-straight match with a 2-0 defeat of Bournemouth at the Molineux on Saturday.

The win moves Nuno Espirito Santo‘s men into seventh with 25 points, one back of Manchester United. Bournemouth’s struggles continue after a rich start to the season, the Cherries now 10th with 23 points.

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Conor Coady blocked an early Joshua King scoring chance as the Cherries tested the hosts.

And the Wolves made good on some early threats when Mexican international Jimenez slotting a Diogo Jota pass into an empty goal after good work from the Portuguese attacker.

Helder Costa set up Cavaleiro for a late insurance goal as Wolves made it three-straight and look set to (again) challenge for a Top Seven position.

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Arsenal grabs late equalizer versus Wolves

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  • Cavaleiro puts Wolves ahead
  • Mkhitaryan gets fortunate equalizer
  • Arsenal unbeayen in 16

Henrikh Mkhitaryan‘s 86th minute cross eluded the fray and sailed into the goal as Arsenal ran its unbeaten run to 16 matches with a 1-1 draw with Wolves at the Emirates Stadium.

Ivan Cavaleiro scored for Wolves, who sit 11th with 16 points. Arsenal is fifth with 24, three back of the Top Four.

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Arsenal went down a goal for the fourth-straight match when Granit Xhaka gave the ball away to Cavaleiro, who worked a 1-2 with Raul Jimenez before putting Wolves ahead.

Nuno Espirito Santo deserves plenty of credit for a first half which saw Wolves take seven shots to Arsenal’s three despite having just 26 percent of the ball.

Wolves might’ve had the best chance to score in the second half, as Bernd Leno kept

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