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Javi Manquillo
Yellow Card
Hwang Hee-Chan
R. Jiménez
2 - 1
C. Clark
Yellow Card
J. Hendrick
Javi Manquillo
1 - 1
Hwang Hee-Chan
R. Jiménez
1 - 0

Match Stats

51% 48%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 3 2
Total Passes 460 406
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Steve Bruce's Newcastle are still yet to win this season after seven games, and that will see increasing levels of pressure applied to Bruce ahead of the forthcoming international break. For Wolves though, they look to have unearthed a gem in on-loan Leipzig forward Hwang, who, if he continues this vein of scoring form, could prove to be a very astute signing as the season progresses. 
Two shots, two goals. Both of Hwang's efforts in this game not only found the target, but beat Karl Darlow in the Newcastle goal. How's that for a prolific performance, from a striker very much settling into life in the Premier League.
And that's it, Wolves have overcome the Magpies at Molineux! In a game that was far from pretty, Hwang Hee-chan proved to be the key player in the match, with his two goals, coming either side of Jeff Hendrick's controversial equaliser, giving his side their first home win of the season!
Adama Traoré
Hwang Hee-Chan
90' + 3' Two-goal scorer Hwang comes off, having proved the difference so far today, and is replaced by Adama Traore.
90' + 3' Jimenez looks to hold the ball up and is brought down, however the referee's whistle remains unblown and Newcastle set off on what could be their last attack as the home crowd jeers and boos.
90' + 1' Saint-Maximin looks to provide some attacking impetus for Newcastle on the edge of the box, but nothing comes of his goalward cross and another opportunity goes begging.
90' We're playing here for another four minutes, as indicated by the fourth official.
89' Hwang is in acres of space and looks to receive a pass, however Moutinho chooses to instead pass backwards to Saiss. Are Wolves looking to secure this lead, rather than extend it?
88' A Newcastle free-kick leads to a number of headers towards goal and back again from both sides. Fernandez has the best cance for Newcastle, however it is from far too long a range to trouble Sa and is easily cleared away.
87' Dendoncker wins a header just outside Newcastle's box and the ball falls to Jimenez, however his limp shot is weak and rolls well wide of Darlow's net.
L. Dendoncker
86' Trincao is withdrawn by Wolves, and his place is taken by Belgian international Leander Dendoncker.
85' Saiss once again is present to quash a Newcastle attack. Although he concedes a corner in the process, it's looking unlikely that the Magpies will have any success in beating the Morocco international.
83' Murphy looks to break forward from right-wing-back, and looks to have been brought down by Marcal, however the referee waves away claims for a penalty by Murphy's team-mates and the game continues, with both sides having cranked up the pace as we head into the final stages.
81' A free-kick from Longstaff meets the unmarked Joelinton, but his link-up with Saint-Maximin sees the Frenchman crowded out by Wolves defenders, who are able to deal with the threat.
80' Saiss has completed six clearances so far, many of which have thwarted forages forward by Joelinton and Saint-Maximin. He's been massively effective in keeping the Magpies at bay in this match.
78' A great ball from Ritchie is aimed towards Joelinton, however it beats him and the resultant shot from Gayle is also dealt with by Sa and the Wolves defenders.
D. Gayle
M. Almirón
77' Gayle is brought on to provide an extra attacking outlet for Newcastle, in the place of the ineffective Almiron.
76' Hwang looks to turn provider for Jimenez with a teasing ball across the face of goal, however it's just a touch too long for the striker to connect, and Newcastle's defence is able to recover.
75' Jimenez and Clark again come together as the Mexico striker fouls the Magpies defender. It's been one hell of a battle between the two, but the Wolves man is firmly on top at the moment.
73' Willy Boly is warming up on the sideline for Wolves, as starting centre-back Kilman is down injured and may need to be replaced.
71' Saint-Maximin is having to drop deeper and deeper for Newcastle, and if he continues to do so, it's difficult to see where an equaliser will come from.
J. Murphy
Javi Manquillo
70' The booked Manquillo is withdrawn by Steve Bruce, and is replaced by winger Jacob Murphy.
69' Longstaff's free-kick is hit well but is far too low and bounces back off the Wolves wall.
68' Joelinton dribbles in-field and is fouled, badly, by Marcal. Newcastle will gave a free-kick in a dangerous position for Wolves' defence.
66' Ritchie swings in an inviting cross from a Newcastle free-kick, and the headed clearance finds Joelinton. He cannot muster enough power with his header though, and Wolves deal with the danger.
64' Newcastle look to move the ball up-field, however they are finding it difficult to break Wolves' press and continue to punt long balls forward up the pitch.
62' Saiss and Marcal, making up the left side of Wolves' defence, are the only men on the pitch to have won 100% of their duels so far, which given that most of Saint-Maximin's attacks have been down that side, is a particularly impressive stat for Bruno Gage's team.
Javi Manquillo
Yellow Card
60' Manquillo becomes the second Magpies defender to be booked in quick succession, as Wolves look to assert their dominance in this game once more.
R. Jiménez
58' If Jimenez's first assist was smart, this one is pure genius. He turns on halfway to beat three Newcastle players, before striding up-field and feeding a through ball to Hwang, who once again makes no mistake to score another goal for Wolves!
Hwang Hee-Chan
58' GOALLLL!!!!! Wolves lead once again and its Hwang once more!!!! Again Jimenez is the provider and the South Korean provides a near-identical finish to his opener as he strikes across Darlow and into the far corner! Wolves are back in front and it's 2-1!
C. Clark
Yellow Card
56' Clark sends Jimenez flying in a hard challenge, and receives the game’s first booking as a result.
54' Newcastle, despite their defensive set-up, are doing well to attack in numbers. Longstaff looks to support Saint-Maximin, who stabs at a shot which is deflected and soon cleared.
53' The game has become quite scrappy once again, much like the first-half, as both sets of players compete aggressively at every chance for the ball. 
51' WELL SAVED!! A great cross from Joelinton sees the ball fall to Saint-Maximin. His close range shot is stopped by Sa and Kilman deflects the ball out for a corner!! The Portuguese keeper did very well there, to stop a very hard shot from Newcastle's talisman, and Saint-Maximin will be disappointed not to have put his side 2-1 up!
50' Joelinton is brought down by Semedo competing for the ball, and wins the second-half's first free-kick.
48' Newcastle, who switched to a 5-4-1 mid-way through the first-half, have started the second period brightly. Saint-Maximin is leading their much-improved press, which is forcing Wolves' back three into longer, more speculative balls up field.
46' And we're back underway at Molineux as both sides look to find a winning goal!
The teams are back out, including Wolves' Sa in goal, and the second half is not too far away.
Trincao, who leads the way in terms of shots with three so far in this match, will be ruing that missed chance that indirectly led to Newcastle's equaliser. The on-loan Barcelona winger is still looking for his first goal for Wolves, and he won't get many chances better than that to make his mark for Bruno Gage's side.
Well, that was a first-half that only really got going towards the latter stages! Hwang's opener for Wolves was the result of some beautiful play, but after Trincao's chance for a second blasted off the crossbar, it was Newcastle who, almost straight away, equalised through the subsitute Hendrick. Although Wolves protested the equaliser heavily as their keeper Sa was clearly injured, Steve Bruce and his side will argue that their attacks deserved something, and it's hard to argue that 1-1 isn't a fair reflection of what has been a closely-fought game so far.
45' + 2' Newcastle look increasingly confident since equalising, and the energy of their midfield has grown tenfold as they look to push for the lead.
45' An extra four minutes are added to the half by the fourth official, which given the number of stoppages and injuries, is not shocking in the slightest.
43' The referee did look to the VAR screen to check for a possible foul on Sa from Joelinton, however, despite the protests of Wolves' backroom staff, he's judged that it was a fair collision and the goal stands!
Javi Manquillo
41' Although Sa was clearly down and needing treatment, his defenders didn't do anywhere near well enough to deal with the impending danger, allowing Manquillo to set up Hendrick for a very well-placed finish.
J. Hendrick
41' WHAT A STRIKE!!!! Newcastle are level!!! Joelinton and Sa clash in a one-on-one collision, and whilst the Wolves keeper re-gains his bearings, the ball falls to Hendrick, who from 25 yards smashes the ball into the net!! And just like that, the Magpies back level at 1-1!!!
40' OFF THE BAR!!! Newcastle are dispossessed well up-field and Wolves break away furiously. With Newcastle's defence at sixes and sevens, Hwang's cut-back to Trincao sees the winger smash the ball off the crossbar with the goal begging!! That really should've doubled Wolves' lead there.
38' A mix-up between Coady, Kilman and goalkeeper Sa almost gives Joelinton an opportunity, but the Wolves captain recovers to clear the ball well up-field.
37' Joelinton, arguably the league's largest winger, does well to win a corner for Newcastle, but the ball from Hayden comes to nothing.
J. Hendrick
J. Willock
35' Willock's hip injury refuses to subside, and he signals that he does need to be replaced. Hendrick is finally brought on to replace his team-mate, who couldn't keep up with Wolves' energetic midfield.
33' Jimenez and Fernandez come together and are tangled up in an ugly collision, but both are eventually up and able to continue. The stop-start nature of this match so far has seen many near-misses and minor injuries, and hopefully an easing of the weather will allow for these knocks to cease.
31' Willock is carrying a clear injury and appears unable to continue, but he waves away any chance of being substituted by Steve Bruce, despite Jeff Hendrick being warmed up and ready to come on in his place.
30' Having not scored in 20 league games for RB Leipzig, that goal is Hwang's second in just four Premier League matches! Wolves' new forward is making himself right at home in the West Midlands.
28' Moutinho looks to try a speculative shot from distance, but it's not hit all that well and Darlow is easily able to save and hold the Portugese's effort.
27' The free-kick looks for Marcal at the far post, but is far too long and Newcastle are able to deal with the danger.
26' Trincao looks to dribble his way into the box but is brought down by a trailing leg from Longstaff. Wolves have a free-kick near the box, which the Molineux crowd will know is well within dangerous territory for Neves.
24' Wolves are playing with some real freedom now and Newcastle's five-man midfield is at times nowhere to be seen. The home side are well on top at the moment.
22' Newcastle look to attack straight away, but as everything is coming through the feet of Saint-Maximin, he is becoming ever more crowded out by the Wolves defence every time he gets the ball.
R. Jiménez
20' That ball from Jimenez, lazily seen by some as a one-dimensional target man, was just exquisite, and what a well-timed finish from his new on-loan strike partner to put Wolves in the lead!
Hwang Hee-Chan
20' GOALLL!!!! Wolves lead!! It's the first real chance of the match as Jimenez slips a beautiful ball through to Hwang. Darlow is in no-man's land and the South Korean striker can slide the ball past him as it rolls into the far corner! It's 1-0 to the home side and what a way to open the scoring!
18' Newcastle intercept and look to break through Saint-Maximin once again, but he is isolated out on the left and Wolves can deal with the threat.
16' Play ground to a halt as Ruben Neves is down and receiving treatment, following a challenge from Hayden. Their battle in the centre of midfield could prove to be a key factor in the outcome of this game.
14' Newcastle break forward and Saint-Maximin's dribbling ability on the ball causes nightmares for the Wolves defence. However, they soon double up on the forward and Saiss is able to win the ball for his side.
12' A fantastic cross into the box looks for Wolves' Jimenez, but the Mexican striker is nowhere to be seen and Newcastle are easily able to clear. All chances at this early stage have been via aerial means.
11' Trincao, on the left-wing for Wolves, heads in-field and aims to get past Manquillo and into the box. He does so with ease, but Fernandez is there and clears the danger for Newcastle.
10' Saint-Maximin appears to have shaken off his injury, and drops deep as Newcastle's compressed defence and midfield look to push their team forward.
8' Wovles, who have been stuck in their own half so far, are able to play their way forward and head towards the Newcastle box, however a mis-controlled ball from Semedo sees the attack fizzle out with a whimper.
6' It's been a very stop-start affair thus far, and Ritchie has a great chance for an in-swinging ball from a Newcastle free-kick but the chance comes to nothing.
4' Newcastle fans worldwide take a gasp for air as Saint-Maximin is floored and stays down, requiring treatment. Wolves' captain Conor Coady was the culprit, as the French forward looks to walk off the injury.
2' It's been pouring down with rain up and down the country throughout the day, and the direct style of football employed by both these sides will hopefully not be affected too badly, by these adverse weather conditions.
1' KICK OFF: We are underway at Molineux as the away side begin the game!
The teams are out and we are ready and raring to go in this game!
Newcastle, meanwhile, are unchanged from their last fixture, a 1-1 draw with Watford, despite academy midfielder Sean Longstaff picking up a slight injury. Up front for Steve Bruce's side is star man Allan Saint-Maximin, who will lead the line as his team look to pick up their first win of the season.
Having beaten struggling Southampton without him in their last Premier League fixture, Wolves see midfield talisman Ruben Neves come back into Bruno Lage's starting line-up. The Portugal international will be on hand to compete with Newcastle's five-man midfield as they look to pick up a second successive win.
NEWCASTLE UNITED SUBS: Mark Gillespie, Fabian Schar, Jamal Lewis, Jeff Hendrick, Emil Krafth, Ryan Fraser, Jacob Murphy, Elliot Anderson, Dwight Gayle.
NEWCASTLE UNITED (4-1-4-1): Karl Darlow; Javier Manquillo, Federico Fernandez, Ciaran Clark, Matt Ritchie; Isaac Hayden; Miguel Almiron, Joe Willock, Sean Longstaff, Joelinton; Allan Saint-Maximin.
WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS SUBS: John Ruddy, Ki-Jana Hoever, Rayan Ait-Nouri, Daniel Podence, Willy Boly, Fabio Silva, Leander Dendoncker, Adama Traore, Luke Cundle.
WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS (3-4-3): Jose Sa; Max Kilman, Conor Coady, Romain Saiss; Nelson Semedo, Joao Moutinho, Ruben Neves, Marcal; Hwang Hee-chan, Raul Jimenez, Francisco Trincao.
Wolves, however, haven’t had the best of starts themselves, and currently sit 14th in the table, but a win for the home side at Molineux today will put further pressure on the shoulders of Magpies boss Steve Bruce.
As all teams in the Premier League play their final fixtures before this season’s second international break, Newcastle United are one of five teams yet to win a game so far this campaign.
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