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Adama Traoré
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Jonny Castro
Goal
2 - 0
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C. Coady
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64'
J. McCarthy
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Daniel Podence
M. Doherty
1 - 0

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Wolves will look to secure that sixth-place finish when they travel to Chelsea in their final game next weekend. Meanwhile, Palace shall aim to finish strong as they welcome Tottenham to Selhurst Park.
Goals from Daniel Podence and Jonny Otto lift Wolves back up to sixth place in the Premier League following a 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace at Molineux. The win gives the hosts their best-ever points tally in the English top flight, while Roy Hodgson loses a seventh consecutive Premier League game for the first time as a manager.
90' + 4' FULL-TIME: WOLVES 2-0 CRYSTAL PALACE
90' + 2' Zaha works space to get a shot away from the edge of the area. There is plenty of power in his effort and Patricio does well to hold onto it.
90' + 1' We are into the first of three additional minutes at the end of this game.
89' Wolves are eager to keep another clean sheet as they look to see out this victory. Only five teams have kept more in the Premier League this season.
87' Palace go in search of a way back into the game and the ball breaks for Zaha in the box. The winger tries to get his shot away, but a strong block from Boly denies him.
84' Can Jimenez get in on the scoring today? If he did, it would be his 27th goal of the season in all competitions. The Mexican would be the first Wolves player to reach that figure since Steve Bull in 1992. The last player to do that for the Molineux club in the top flight was John Richards way back in 1973.
Pedro Neto
Adama Traoré
81' Another impressive performance sees Traore rewarded with a well-earned rest. Pedro Neto comes on in his place.
Adama Traoré
Yellow Card
78' Traore is booked for dissent as he takes his protests a little too far after he was penalised for a foul on Zaha.
78' A reliable presence between the sticks, Patricio is one of two Wolves players to have been ever-presents in the Premier League this season. Captain Coady is the other one.
76' At the other end, the ball breaks kindly for Zaha, who makes his way into the box. However, his tame effort is easily gathered by Patricio.
75' Wolves go in search of more and Traore works some space to shoot from distance. His effort is on target but straight down the throat of Guaita.
J. Riedewald
J. Schlupp
72' Palace also make a change as Jairo Riedewald comes on for Schlupp.
Diogo Jota
Daniel Podence
72' The hosts turn to the bench with Podence making way to be replaced by Diogo Jota.
70' Breathing space for Wolves and that could see them secure consecutive home wins in the Premier League for the first time this season.
Jonny Castro
Goal
68' JONNY!!! 2-0 TO WOLVES! Once again, Traore is at the heart of things for Wolves. The winger bursts between Mitchell and McArthur before fizzing the ball towards Jimenez. The Mexican cannot quite get the ball under control but it breaks kindly for Jonny, who neatly turns before firing past Guaita.
67' Only two players have been fouled more than Ayew in the Premier League this season. Team-mate Zaha is one of them, Aston Villa skipper Jack Grealish the other.
C. Coady
Yellow Card
65' Coady goes into the referee's notebook for a clumsy challenge on Ayew.
J. McCarthy
Yellow Card
64' McCarthy is shown the first yellow card of the game after he clatters into Podence.
62' You have to go back to September 2008 for the last time that Wolves beat Palace in a league game at Molineux. As things stand and given the current balance of play, it looks like they will end that wait today.
59' Good save! A neat one-two between Traore and Podence releases the former on goal. However, Guaita demonstrates brilliant reflexes to deny him before Podence's follow-up effort is deflected behind.
57' A customary foul from Ayew as he brings down Boly in the far corner of the pitch. Only Watford's Etienne Capoue and James Ward-Prowse of Southampton have committed more fouls than the Palace striker in the Premier League this season.
54' New boots please! Not for the first time, Zaha slips when in possession of the ball. After eventually earning a free-kick for Palace, he signals to the bench for the yellow boots he is currently wearing to be replaced. The kitman dashes off to the changing room to try to find the solution to his problem.
52' A brief concern for Wolves as Neves stays down following a strong challenge with Zaha. The midfielder takes a moment to gather himself, but is soon back on his feet.
49' Traore takes on Mitchell and delivers a dangerous ball towards the far post, where Ward is forced to turn it behind with Podence lurking.
47' The hosts seem to have a lot more purpose in their play. They go onto the attack with Jonny latching onto a diagonal ball into the area, but Dann is well-placed to clear his subsequent cross.
46' Wolves get the ball rolling once again in the second half.
As things stand, Wolves will regain sixth place in the Premier League, while it would be a seventh straight defeat for Palace.
Daniel Podence's first goal for Wolves has given them a 1-0 lead over Crystal Palace at Molineux. Neither side truly got into their stride during the first half and will be looking to improve after the break.
45' + 3' HALF-TIME: WOLVES 1-0 CRYSTAL PALACE
45' + 2' Palace turn up the pressure in the dying seconds of the first. Ayew and Kouyate neatly link up in the area before Boly makes an important intervention to clear the latter's cross.
45' There are going to be three additional minutes at the end of the first half.
43' Podence's first goal for Wolves has come at a good time for the hosts and should settle them down. They have not been at their best so far, but that will give them confidence going into the second half.
M. Doherty
Assist
41' Doherty linked up brilliantly with Moutinho before putting the ball on a plate for Podence.
Daniel Podence
Goal
41' PODENCE!!! 1-0 TO WOLVES! Palace are caught in possession on the edge of their own penalty area. Doherty and Moutinho play a wonderful one-two with the former squaring for Podence to head into an empty net from close range.
38' Palace's first attempt on target in this game comes as Townsend whips a free-kick towards goal from distance. However, it is easy enough for Patricio to gather.
37' The visitors have a free-kick in a good position. It is dead central but around 35 yards from goal, so a bit too far out to shoot. But it is a good opportunity for the Eagles.
34' An assist for Traore today would take him into double figures for the season. Only five players have more in the Premier League including Kevin De Bruyne, Trent Alexander-Arnold and David Silva. Not bad company to be in!
32' At the other end, Traore delivers a dangerous ball to the far post where Podence goes for the spectacular. But his acrobatic effort from a tight angle is always rising.
31' Wolves a little sloppy in possession at the moment. A loose pass by Jonny allows Palace the opportunity to counter, but the visitors are unable to capitalise on this occasion.
30' Danger for Wolves as Zaha neatly turns away from Dendoncker and advances into the box. Fortunately for the hosts, Doherty reads the situation and makes an important intervention to deny the forward a sight on goal.
29' Palace will be pleased to see Ayew still out on the pitch. The Ghanaian international is the Eagles' top scorer this season with nine goals, while he was also on target in their victory over Wolves here last term.
27' JUST WIDE! Schlupp whiskers away from putting Palace in front! The visitors pounce on a mistake from Boly and Zaha fizzes a low pass into the feet of Schlupp. The winger drives into the Wolves box before pulling his shot inches wide of the post.
26' Panic over for Palace as Ayew makes his way back onto the field.
25' Another worry for the visitors as Ayew stays down after Dendoncker inadvertently landed on the striker's foot following an aerial challenge between the pair.
C. Kouyaté
M. Sakho
23' Sakho is unable to continue as he limps off with a hamstring injury. Cheikhou Kouyate comes on in his place.
20' A concern for Palace as Sakho goes down holding the back of his leg, indicating a potential hamstring problem. With the likes of Cahill, Milivojevic and Benteke already absent, another injury is the last thing that Hodgson will want.
19' Before today, Traore had completed 174 dribbles in the Premier League this season. That is the most since Eden Hazard's total of 180 during Chelsea's title-winning campaign of 2014-15.
17' Traore involved again as he asks questions down the right flank. He delivers a couple of crosses but on both occasions, Palace deal with the situation.
14' On his first Premier League start, Mitchell faces a difficult task in marking the in-form Traore. With the help of Schlupp, he does well in his first encounter as good persistance forces the ball behind for a goal kick.
12' Palace trying to settle into their rhythm as they knock the ball around in defence. With today's fixture and a home game against Tottenham Hotspur to close their season, they will be desperate to take anything away to use as momentum to build on next term.
9' A Champions League spot may be out of reach for this season, but it has been another hugely successful campaign for Wolves. A sixth-place finish is still on for Nuno's men, who are also involved in the Europa League knockout stages with a round-of-16 second-leg showdown against Olympiacos a couple of weeks away.
7' Palace deal with the corner, but those were the first warning signs of the threat that Jimenez possesses. The Mexican has scored 17 goals in the Premier League this season, with only Jamie Vardy, Danny Ings, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mo Salah bettering that tally.
5' Good battling from Jimenez in the Palace penalty area earns Wolves their first corner of the game. Can the hosts get off to a flying start?
3' The visitors are aiming for a third consecutive league victory at Molineux. They will be desperate to secure that today and end their six-game losing streak.
1' Peter Bankes is today's referee. He blows the whistle and Palace get us underway.
The players are making their way out onto the field and kick-off is moments away.
The form book certainly favours Wolves heading into the contest, but it is worth noting that Palace have come out on top in three of the last four league meetings between the sides at Molineux.
Meanwhile, both the alterations made by Roy Hodgson from Palace’s 2-0 defeat by Manchester United are enforced. Patrick van Aanholt and skipper Luka Milivojevic miss out through injury and join Christian Benteke, Gary Cahill and James Tomkins on the sidelines. One of the replacements is Jeffrey Schlupp, who makes his first competitive start since December, while there is a maiden Premier League start for 20-year-old Tyrick Mitchell at left-back.
With a fully-fit squad to choose from, Nuno Espirito Santo makes three changes to the side that began Wolves’ 1-1 draw at Burnley last Thursday. Leander Dendoncker, Matt Doherty and Jonny Otto are all recalled, while Romain Saiss, Ruben Vinagre and Diogo Jota drop to the bench.
SUBS: Stephen Henderson, Martin Kelly, Sam Woods, Jairo Riedewald, Nick Kirby, Cheikhou Kouyate, Max Meyer, Brandon Pierrick, John-Kymani Gordon.
CRYSTAL PALACE (4-4-2): Vicente Guaita; Joel Ward, Scott Dann (captain), Mamadou Sakho, Tyrick Mitchell; Andros Townsend, James McCarthy, James McArthur, Jeffrey Schlupp; Jordan Ayew, Wilfried Zaha.
SUBS: John Ruddy, Max Kilman, Romain Saiss, Oskar Buur, Ruben Vinagre, Bruno Jordao, Morgan Gibbs-White, Pedro Neto, Diogo Jota.
WOLVES (3-4-3): Rui Patricio; Leander Dendoncker, Conor Coady (captain), Willy Boly; Matt Doherty, Joao Moutinho, Ruben Neves, Jonny Otto; Adama Traore, Raul Jimenez, Daniel Podence.
Wolves are looking to regain sixth place in the Premier League table with victory today, while Palace will be desperately aiming to end a run of six consecutive defeats.
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