WOLVERHAMPTON. Manchester City was after all too much to handle for Wolverhampton Wanderers with the goal of J. Grealish (1′), E. Haaland (16′) and P. Foden (69′). Manchester City took advantage of its superior ball possession (59%).
The match was played at the Molineux Stadium stadium in Wolverhampton on Saturday and it started at 12:30 pm local time. In front of 31,578 spectators. The referee was Anthony Taylor with the support of Gary Beswick and Adam Nunn. The 4th official was Tony Harrington. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.1 degrees Celsius or 59.16 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 51%.
Manchester City was in firm control of the ball 59% while Wolverhampton Wanderers was struggling with a 41% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Manchester City was more aggressive with 52 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Manchester City won the match.
Wolverhampton Wanderers shot 6 times, 1 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Manchester City shot 16 times, 7 on target, 9 off target.
Wolverhampton Wanderers received 2 yellow cards (Matheus Nunes and R. Neves). On the other side, Manchester City received 1 yellow card (Rodri).
(Wolverhampton Wanderers) was sent off after receiving a red card in the (33′).
After playing this match, Wolverhampton Wanderers will stay with 6 points like Crystal Palace to hold in the 17th place. Regarding the opposition, Manchester City will have 17 points like Tottenham Hotspur to remain in the 2nd place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Wolverhampton Wanderers will play away with Manchester United on the 13th of May with a 11-4 head to head stats in favor of Manchester United (4 draws).
Manchester City will play away agasint Everton on the 13th of May with a 19-12 head to head statistic in favor of Manchester City (6 draws).
Wolverhampton Wanderers – Formation
Wolverhampton Wanderers adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Bruno Miguel Silva do Nascimento decided to play with the following team: José Sá, Jonny Otto , Nathan Collins , Max Kilman , Rayan Aït Nouri , Matheus Nunes , Rúben Neves , João Moutinho , Pedro Neto , Daniel Podence and Gonçalo Guedes .
The home team had on the bench: Hugo Bueno, Toti Gomes, Connor Ronan, Nélson Semedo, Yerson Mosquera, Hee-Chan Hwang , Matija Šarkić, Boubacar Traoré and Chem Campbell .
Wolverhampton Wanderers made 4 changes: G. Guedes for B. Traore (70′), D. Podence for Hwang Hee-Chan (70′), R. Ait Nouri for N. Semedo (81′) and P. Neto for C. Campbell (86′).
Best player: Rúben Neves
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Wolverhampton Wanderers was Rúben Neves.
His rating iswith 60 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 3.
Manchester City – Formation
Also Manchester City adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Josep Guardiola i Sala played with: Ederson, John Stones , Manuel Akanji , Rúben Dias , João Cancelo , Kevin De Bruyne , Rodri , Bernardo Silva , Phil Foden , Erling Haaland and Jack Grealish .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Riyad Mahrez, İlkay Gündoğan , Julián Álvarez , Cole Palmer , Scott Carson, Kyle Walker, Stefan Ortega, Nathan Aké and Sergio Gómez .
Manchester City made 5 changes: K. De Bruyne for I. Gundogan (72′), B. Silva for R. Mahrez (72′), P. Foden for J. Alvarez (72′), J. Grealish for C. Palmer (77′) and Rodri for S. Gomez (81′).
Best player: Jack Grealish
The most impressive player for Manchester City was Jack Grealish.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 32 passes (93% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 11.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.