WOLVERHAMPTON. Brentford overcomes Wolverhampton Wanderers with a 2-0 win with a penalty scored byI. Toney (28′) and a goal from B. Mbeumo (34′). It was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (62%).
Brentford remained in 10 people after S. Baptiste received a double yellow card in the 65′. Anyway, Brentford still managed to win this match competing only with 10 players.
The match was played at the Molineux Stadium stadium in Wolverhampton on Saturday and it started at 11:30 am local time. The referee was Darren England with the assistance of Harry Lennard and Peter James Kirkup. The 4th official was David Coote. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 21.1 degrees Celsius or 69.98 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 57%.
Wolverhampton Wanderers started with an extremely aggressive line-up. On the opposite side, Brentford adopted a 3-5-2 formation.
Wolverhampton Wanderers – Formation
The manager Bruno Miguel Silva do Nascimento decided to play with the following team: José Sá, Max Kilman , Conor Coady , Romain Saïss , Nélson Semedo , Rúben Neves , João Moutinho , Fernando Marçal , Francisco Trincão , Raúl Jiménez and Adama Traoré .
The home team had on the bench: Fábio Silva, Leander Dendoncker, Hee-Chan Hwang , Yerson Mosquera, Willy Boly, Daniel Podence , Rayan Aït Nouri, John Ruddy and Ki-Jana Hoever.
Best player: Adama Traoré
The player that probably impressed the most for Wolverhampton Wanderers was Adama Traoré.
His rating iswith 25 passes (80% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 12 duels out of 19. He performed 11 crosses.
Brentford – Formation
On the opposite side, Thomas Frank played with: David Raya, Kristoffer Ajer , Pontus Jansson , Ethan Pinnock , Sergi Canós , Shandon Baptiste , Christian Nørgaard , Vitaly Janelt , Rico Henry , Bryan Mbeumo and Ivan Toney .
They had on the bench: Mads Roerslev Rasmussen, Saman Ghoddos, Álvaro Fernández, Yoane Wissa, Mathias Jensen, Zanka , Frank Onyeka , Dominic Thompson and Marcus Forss.
Brentford could not rely on the presence of M. Jorgensen (injured).
Best player: Ivan Toney
The player that probably impressed the most for Brentford was Ivan Toney.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 27 passes (62% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 15 duels out of 21.
- ! 62 Ball Possession 38
- 11 Total 9
- 0 On Target 3
- 11 Off Target 6
- 0 Shots blocked 0
- 116 Attack 93
- 69 Dangerous attack 25
- 70 Ball safe 55
- 9 Free Kicks 11
- 0 Penalties 1
- 4 Corners 2
- 2 Off Sides 2
- 10 Total 7
- 4 Yellow Cards 4
- 0 Double Yellow 1
- 0 Red Card 1
- 3 Substitutions 3
Wolverhampton Wanderers was in firm control of the ball 62% while Brentford was struggling with a 38% ball possession.
Wolverhampton Wanderers was more aggressive with 69 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 0 were on target. Even so, Brentford was capable to find the solution to win this match.
Wolverhampton Wanderers shot 11 times, 0 on target, 11 off target. On the opposite side, Brentford shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target.
Wolverhampton Wanderers received 4 yellow cards (Jose Sa, R. Saiss, R. Neves and C. Coady). On the opposite side, Brentford received 4 yellow cards (R. Henry, S. Baptiste, P. Jansson and T. Frank).
Also, Brentford didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after S. Baptiste (Brentford) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (65′).
After this match, Wolverhampton Wanderers will stay with 3 points like Leeds United to stay in the 17th place. On the opposite side, Brentford will have 8 points like West Ham United to stay in the 8th place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Wolverhampton Wanderers will play away with Southampton on the 26th of September with a 5-4 head to head statistic in favor of Wolverhampton Wanderers (6 draws).
Brentford will host Liverpool on the 25th of September with a 0-0 head to head stats.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.
- Wolverhampton Wanderers – Brentford – 0-2
- Burnley – Arsenal – 0-1
- Liverpool – Crystal Palace – 3-0
- Manchester City – Southampton – 0-0
- Norwich City – Watford – 1-3
- Aston Villa – Everton – 3-0