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B. Leno
Red Card
João Moutinho
Pedro Neto
2 - 1
45' + 5'
Rúben Neves
Penalty Goal
1 - 1
45' + 3'
David Luiz
Red Card
N. Pépé
A. Lacazette
0 - 1

Match Stats

54% 45%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 7 3
Total Passes 576 488
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Wolves host Leicester City next, while Arsenal travel to face Aston Villa.
There goes the full-time whistle! Arsenal opened the scoring through Pepe after dominating the early stages, hitting the woodwork twice and having a goal ruled out by VAR, but David Luiz conceded a penalty and got sent off just before the break, allowing Neves to level the scores from the spot. Moutinho put the hosts in front with a rocket from distance shortly after the restart, and the Gunners' misery was compounded as Leno was also sent off for handling the ball outside his area on 72 minutes. It finishes 2-1 to Wolves!
90' + 3' WIDE! Arsenal are finally carved open and Neto slides it through for Vitinha on the left, but the substitute drags his shot wastefully wide of the near post! 
Fábio Silva
Willian José
90' + 1' Willian Jose departs now as Silva comes on up front for the remainder of stoppage time.
90' BLOCKS! Bellerin bursts forward down the right and wins the ball at the byline before cutting back for Aubameyang to strike first-time, but it's blocked and Saka's follow-up effort is also charged down. That was as good a chance as Arsenal could have hoped for in the circumstances.
89' Wolves don't appear too interested in taking any real risks in the pursuit of a third goal. They're passing it safely around the back and running the clock down.
87' The Gunners had kept the ball for an extended spell, but a tired pass at the back ends up out of play and Wolves have it back cheaply.
85' Arsenal finally win the ball back and they're looking to inch their way up the field with it, desperate for one unlikely chance to level the scores.
83' Arsenal can't get near the ball as Wolves pass it around and make the most of their two extra outfield players. It's casual from the hosts at the moment.
81' Arsenal have set up in just two banks of four now. There's a huge demand on the bank of four in front of the defence to close down and disrupt Wolves.
79' Wolves look full of confidence now. They're pressing their advantage and want to put the game to bed.
77' Since Arteta's first game in charge of Arsenal on Boxing Day 2019, the Gunners have been shown nine Premier League red cards, six more than any other side.
R. Rúnarsson
T. Partey
74' Partey is the man to make way for Runarsson, Leno's replacement in between the sticks. 
L. Dendoncker
Rúben Neves
74' Neves makes way for Dendoncker in midfield now as Nuno looks to see out the result.
73' A VAR check is carried out and the red card stands. The Gunners will be down to nine for the remainder of the contest.
B. Leno
Red Card
72' RED CARD! Arsenal are down to NINE men! Leno rushes out of his box to deal with a long pass in behind but misjudges the bounce of the ball and handles the ball outside of his area, preventing a goalscoring opportunity! The referee reaches into his pocket and pulls out a straight red!
71' SAVE! Willian Jose smacks a fierce effort towards the top-left corner from just outside the box, but Leno is in the right position to deal comfortably with the powerful strike.
70' Saka pulls off a lovely piece of skill to beat his man in the corner, but he's barged off it at the byline and it runs behind for a goal-kick.
68' Arsenal are looking to break at speed whenever they can, but so far they've been unable to create anything clear-cut in this half.
66' Wolves are knocking it about confidently now, forcing Arsenal to chase and tiring the Gunners out as they desperately try to make up for their man disadvantage.
64' Since making his Premier League debut in August 2016, Xhaka has received 38 yellow cards in the competition - only Oriol Romeu has been shown more during this period (43).
Daniel Podence
62' Nuno freshens his team up by replacing Podence with Vitinha. He's looking to put the game beyond doubt.
G. Xhaka
Yellow Card
62' Xhaka is booked for a foul on Podence. The Arsenal midfielder protests to the referee, but to no avail.
P. Aubameyang
N. Pépé
61' Arteta brings Aubameyang on in an attempt to get back on level terms, with goalscorer Pepe forced to make way.
59' Bellerin and Saka link up well on the right side of the box and the former drives to the byline before drilling a low cross through Coady's legs towards the latter, but Neves and Boly get it behind between them.
57' Partey lofts the ball forward down the left for Pepe to chase, but it's a little heavy and it runs behind for a goal-kick.
55' NO PENALTY! Neto goes on and on down the left as he counters, darting past several players and into the box, but Gabriel slides in and hacks the ball clear! Neto wants a spot-kick, but the referee isn't interested.
53' Arsenal have a real job on their hands now. They're behind and down to 10 men, having been 1-0 up with a full complement just minutes before the break. Can they salvage something from the contest?
51' Arsenal have conceded as many goals today (2) as they did in their previous seven Premier League matches.
João Moutinho
49' GOAL!! WHAT A HIT BY MOUTINHO!!! The midfielder must be close to 30 yards out but he takes the shot and catches it beautifully, arrowing it in off the left post despite Leno diving at full stretch! That was an unstoppable strike! It's 2-1 to Wolves!
Pedro Neto
49' Neto registers an assist for his pass to Moutinho in the build-up, but all credit for that goal goes to the midfielder. That was a bullet of a strike.
Rúben Neves
Yellow Card
47' Neves is booked for a cynical challenge on Cedric as Arsenal broke away on the counter following a Wolves corner.
46' We're back underway for the second half!
Gabriel Magalhães
A. Lacazette
46' Arteta is forced to bring Gabriel on at half-time following David Luiz's sending-off, and Lacazette is the man to make way.
Arsenal were by far the better team in the first half, but Luiz's sending off - and the subsequent penalty to level the scores - means the Gunners will have to play the entirety of the second half with 10 men. Within seconds of the break, Arteta's half-time team-talk has been flipped on its head. Nuno, meanwhile, will be delighted to be on level terms and his Wolves side can push for all three points with their man advantage.
There goes the half-time whistle! Arsenal dominated the first half, with Saka hitting the post and having a goal disallowed by VAR before Pepe opened the scoring, curling in after some impressive skill to beat two defenders. However, just seconds before the half-time whistle, David Luiz brought Willian Jose down in the box, earning himself a straight red card and conceding a penalty that Neves dispatched coolly. It's 1-1 at the break!
Rúben Neves
Penalty Goal
45' + 5' GOAL!! WOLVES ARE LEVEL!! With the last kick of the half, Neves sends Leno the wrong way and fires his penalty high into the top-right corner! The hosts are back on terms! It's 1-1!
45' + 4' There's a delay as VAR check over the decision, but no changes are recommended. Arsenal are down to 10 men and Wolves have a golden opportunity to equalise.
David Luiz
Red Card
45' + 3' RED CARD! Neto slips the ball in behind for Willian Jose and David Luiz catches the striker's heels in the box as he's one-on-one with Leno! The referee points to the spot for a penalty and shows the Brazilian defender a straight red card! 
45' Kilman passes the ball straight out of play when attempting to find Neto just a few yards away. The young defender is having a difficult night.
43' Leno rises to claim a cross and is caught on the way down by Traore. He clutches his ankle in pain but eventually gets back to his feet and seems to be able to carry on.
T. Partey
Yellow Card
41' Partey scythes Traore down to prevent a Wolves counter-attack and picks up a yellow card for his cynical challenge.
40' Neves takes on a trademark effort from distance and catches it cleanly, but Leno is positioned well and makes a comfortable save.
38' Wolves look to test Arsenal and win a couple of corners, but the Gunners manage to clear their lines and survive the pressure. The visitors haven't looked entirely convincing when defending set-pieces.
36' Smith Rowe tries to slip the ball through for Pepe, who has popped up on the right and makes a darting run in behind, but it runs a little too close to Patricio, who gathers the pass.
34' Pepe has scored three goals in his last four Premier League starts for Arsenal, as many as in his previous 16 starts in the competition. He has also scored in three away league appearances in a row for first time since January 2019 for Lille (four in a row).
A. Lacazette
32' Assist Alexandre Lacazette
N. Pépé
32' GOAL!!! ARSENAL TAKE THE LEAD!!! It's a superb individual goal from Pepe, who wins the ball back on the left and plays a quick one-two with Lacazette. The winger takes the ball past Semedo, nutmegs Neves and curls it into the far corner with his weaker right foot! It's 1-0 to Arsenal!
30' Partey takes on a speculative effort from distance but it's blocked away. Arsenal keep the pressure on and force a couple of corners, but Wolves get it away.
M. Kilman
Yellow Card
28' Kilman clatters into Saka from behind and the referee plays advantage, but comes back to it at the next stoppage to book the Wolves defender.
27' Arsenal are finding plenty of joy down their right flank, with Saka regularly getting the better of Kilman. Partey's passing into that space has been superb as well.
25' CROSSBAR! Smith Rowe is released down the left after a quick one-two and he gets to the byline before checking back and laying it off to Pepe, who cracks a vicious effort towards the top corner, but Patricio tips it onto the bar!
23' SAVE! Semedo hits a low, stinging drive that bounces just in front of Leno, forcing the goalkeeper to parry back into the danger zone. Holding is quickest to the loose ball and clears it behind under pressure for a corner.
21' Wolves finally enjoy a spell of possession of their own but they haven't been able to create anything as yet. Arsenal have had to organise themselves off the ball and drop a little deeper than they were.
19' Wolves have settled after Arsenal's strong start. The Gunners are still dominating the ball, however, with Partey in particular running the midfield.
17' Podence plays a neat one-two and gets in behind Cedric down the Wolves right, but Luiz comes across and manages to block the cross from the byline.
15' Partey dinks another terrific ball over the top for Saka to race onto on the right and he cuts inside before flashing the ball across goal, but nobody can get a touch and the flag then goes up for offside.
João Moutinho
Yellow Card
13' Moutinho earns himself the first yellow card of the game as he catches Lacazette with a poor challenge.
11' OVER! Moutinho swings a right-wing corner into the middle and Kilman meets it with his head, but he can't get over it and nods over the bar! He really should have done better with that chance.
9' GOAL DISALLOWED! Lacazette's right foot is marginally offside as Holding flicks the ball on to him and, as a result, Saka's strike is chalked off! Wolves have got away with it once more!
9' Cedric swings a cross in from the left that Holding - still in the box following an earlier free-kick - flicks on to Lacazette at the back post. The striker cuts it back to Saka, lurking just inside the box and the Englishman thumps the ball inside the far post with his weaker right foot! However, a VAR check is being conducted.
6' Cedric advances down the left wing and cuts inside before striking a speculative effort from distance that he catches well, but it hits Lacazette and spins behind for a goal-kick.
4' SAVE! Cedric drives into the box down the left and his cut-back finds Saka on the right side of the box. The teenager swivels and thumps a low effort towards the near post, but Patricio is down to make the save!
1' POST! How are Arsenal not in front?! Partey lofts a beautiful ball over the top for Saka, who races past Kilman and into the box, but somehow the youngster smashes his effort against the far post with just Patricio to beat! The Gunners could have been ahead inside the first minute!
1' We're underway at Molineux!
Since Christmas Day, Arsenal have averaged 14.9 shots per Premier League game (5.7 on target), and have an expected goals (xG) average of 1.8 per game. Before Christmas, the Gunners were averaging 10.4 shots per game (3.3 on target), with an xG average of 1.1.
Since Jimenez last scored for Wolves at Molineux against Newcastle, their 10 home goals in all competitions have been scored by eight different players: Ait-Nouri, Podence (2), Neto (2), Saiss, Traore, Neves, Silva and Boly.
Meanwhile, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta makes just one alteration to the side that drew 0-0 with Manchester United in their last outing. Martinelli drops to the bench, with the fit-again Saka taking his place. Kieran Tierney, Pablo Mari and Mat Ryan are sidelined with injuries, while club captain Aubameyang returns to the bench.
Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo makes two changes to the side that suffered a disappointing 1-0 defeat against Crystal Palace last time out. Hoever and Dendoncker drop to the bench and are replaced in the starting line-up by Traore and Neves. Rayan Ait-Nouri, Romain Saiss, Fernando Marcal, Raul Jimenez and Jonny are all ruled out through injury. 
Arsenal substitutes: Runar Alex Runarsson, Willian, Martin Odegaard, Gabriel Martinelli, Calum Chambers, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Gabriel, Mohamed Elneny, Dani Ceballos.
Arsenal XI (4-2-3-1): Bernd Leno; Hector Bellerin, Rob Holding, David Luiz, Cedric Soares; Thomas Partey, Granit Xhaka; Bukayo Saka, Emile Smith Rowe, Nicolas Pepe; Alexandre Lacazette.
Wolves substitutes: Owen Otasowie, Fabio Silva, Lewis Richards, Morgan Gibbs-White, Leander Dendoncker, Ki-Jana Hoever, Vitinha, John Ruddy.
Wolves XI (4-2-3-1): Rui Patricio; Nelson Semedo, Conor Coady, Willy Boly, Max Kilman; Ruben Neves, Joao Moutinho; Adama Traore, Daniel Podence, Pedro Neto; Willian Jose.
An out-of-sorts Wolves - who are winless in their last eight Premier League games - will be hoping to shake off their recent malaise as they host an Arsenal side that are unbeaten in their last seven in the league.
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