Manchester City beats Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

WOLVERHAMPTON. Manchester City was ultimately too much to handle for Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Manchester City beats Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

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%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 41 Ball Possession 59
Shots
  • 6 Total 16
  • 1 On Target 7
  • 5 Off Target 9
  • 1 Shots blocked 3
  • 91 Attack 125
  • 33 Dangerous attack 52
  • 49 Ball safe​ 60
  • 10 Free Kicks 7
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 5 Corners 7
Fouls
  • 7 Total 9
  • 2 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 1 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

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.

Cards

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′).

Match Timeline

1'
J. Grealish(goal)K. De Bruyne
13'
Rodri- Yellow
16'
E. Haaland(goal)B. Silva
N. Collins- Red
33'
Matheus Nunes- Yellow
65'
R. Neves- Yellow
65'
69'
P. Foden(goal)K. De Bruyne
B. Traore- sub ->G. Guedes
70'
Hwang Hee-Chan- sub ->D. Podence
70'
72'
I. Gundogan- sub ->K. De Bruyne
72'
R. Mahrez- sub ->B. Silva
72'
J. Alvarez- sub ->P. Foden
77'
C. Palmer- sub ->J. Grealish
81'
S. Gomez- sub ->Rodri
N. Semedo- sub ->R. Ait Nouri
81'
C. Campbell- sub ->P. Neto
86'

Standings

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.

Next matches

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
G
J. Sá 1.Portugal
6.6
D
J. Castro 19.Spain
5.6
D
N. Collins 4.Republic of Ireland
5.4
33'
D
M. Kilman 23.England
6.3
D
R. Aït Nouri 3.France
6.2
81'
M
J. Moutinho 28.Portugal
6.7
M
R. Neves 8.Portugal
7.2
65'
M
M. Nunes 27.Portugal
6.6
65'
F
D. Podence 10.Portugal
6.8
70'
F
G. Guedes 17.Portugal
6.8
70'
F
P. Neto 7.Portugal
6.4
86'
Substitutes
G
M. Šarkić 13.Montenegro
D
H. Bueno 64.Portugal
D
T. Gomes 24.Portugal
D
N. Semedo 22.Portugal
6.7
81'
D
Y. Mosquera 14.Colombia
M
C. Ronan 25.Republic of Ireland
M
B. Traore 6.Mali
6.9
70'
M
C. Campbell 77.Wales
6.4
86'
F
H. Hwang 11.Korea Republic
6.3
70'

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 (6.6), Jonny Otto (5.6), Nathan Collins (5.4), Max Kilman (6.3), Rayan Aït Nouri (6.2), Matheus Nunes (6.6), Rúben Neves (7.2), João Moutinho (6.7), Pedro Neto (6.4), Daniel Podence (6.8) and Gonçalo Guedes (6.8).

The home team had on the bench: Hugo Bueno, Toti Gomes, Connor Ronan, Nélson Semedo (6.7), Yerson Mosquera, Hee-Chan Hwang (6.3), Matija Šarkić, Boubacar Traoré (6.9) and Chem Campbell (6.4).

Substitutions

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 is (7.2) with 60 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 3.

Manchester City – Formation

Manchester City
G
E. Santana de 31.Brazil
7.3
D
J. Cancelo 7.Portugal
8.1
D
J. Stones 5.England
7.4
D
R. Dias 3.Portugal
7.6
D
M. Akanji 25.Switzerland
7.1
M
K. De Bruyne 17.Belgium
7.8
72'
M
B. Silva 20.Portugal
6.7
72'
M
R. Hernández 16.Spain
7.5
81' 13'
F
J. Grealish 10.England
8.2
77' Goals1'
F
P. Foden 47.England
7.4
72' Goals69'
F
E. Haaland 9.Norway
7.4
Goals16'
Substitutes
G
S. Carson 33.England
G
S. Ortega 18.Germany
D
K. Walker 2.England
D
N. Aké 6.Netherlands
M
İ. Gündoğan 8.Germany
6.8
72'
M
C. Palmer 80.England
7.0
77'
M
S. Gómez 21.Spain
6.7
81'
F
R. Mahrez 26.Algeria
6.5
72'
F
J. Álvarez 19.Argentina
6.8
72'

Also Manchester City adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Josep Guardiola i Sala played with: Ederson (7.3), John Stones (7.4), Manuel Akanji (7.1), Rúben Dias (7.6), João Cancelo (8.1), Kevin De Bruyne (7.8), Rodri (7.5), Bernardo Silva (6.7), Phil Foden (7.4), Erling Haaland (7.4) and Jack Grealish (8.2).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Riyad Mahrez (6.5), İlkay Gündoğan (6.8), Julián Álvarez (6.8), Cole Palmer (7.0), Scott Carson, Kyle Walker, Stefan Ortega, Nathan Aké and Sergio Gómez (6.7).

Substitutions

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 is (8.2) with 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.​