Neves' volley helps Wolves to within two points of promotion

Ruben Neves goal

Championship leaders Wolves need just two more points for promotion to the Premier League after Ruben Neves’ stunning 30-yard volley helped them to victory over Derby County.

More to follow.

  • Line-ups[1]
  • Match Stats[2]
  • Live Text[3]

Line-ups

Wolves

  • 21Ruddy
  • 5BennettBooked at 61mins
  • 16Coady
  • 15Boly
  • 2Doherty
  • 8Neves
  • 27Saiss
  • 3Douglas
  • 7CavaleiroSubstituted forGibbs-Whiteat 82′minutes
  • 18JotaSubstituted forBonatiniat 74′minutes
  • 19AfobeSubstituted forCostaat 66′minutes

Substitutes

  • 4N’Diaye
  • 6Batth
  • 17Costa
  • 24Gibbs-White
  • 30Hause
  • 31Norris
  • 33Bonatini

Derby

  • 1Carson
  • 14Wisdom
  • 16Pearce
  • 33Davies
  • 12Baird
  • 44Huddlestone
  • 36LedleySubstituted forPalmerat 73′minutes
  • 19Weimann
  • 23VydraSubstituted forHansonat 85′minutes
  • 10Lawrence
  • 28NugentSubstituted forJeromeat 82′minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Forsyth
  • 6Keogh
  • 7Palmer
  • 21Roos
  • 26Hanson
  • 32Jerome
  • 45Thomas
Referee:
Tim Robinson
Attendance:
28,503

Match Stats

Home TeamWolvesAway TeamDerby
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home12
Away6
Shots on Target
Home5
Away1
Corners
Home7
Away3
Fouls
Home11
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Wolverhampton Wanderers 2, Derby County 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wolverhampton Wanderers 2, Derby County 0.

Rúben Neves (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jamie Hanson (Derby County).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Substitution

Substitution, Derby County. Jamie Hanson replaces Matej Vydra.

Delay in match Rúben Neves (Wolverhampton Wanderers) because of an injury.

Delay in match Andre Wisdom (Derby County) because of an injury.

Hélder Costa (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Curtis Davies (Derby County).

Substitution

Substitution, Derby County. Cameron Jerome replaces David Nugent.

Substitution

Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Morgan Gibbs-White replaces Ivan Cavaleiro.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Tom Lawrence (Derby County) because of an injury.

Ivan Cavaleiro (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Tom Lawrence (Derby County).

Substitution

Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Léo Bonatini replaces Diogo Jota.

Substitution

Substitution, Derby County. Kasey Palmer replaces Joe Ledley.

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Joe Ledley.

Foul by Ivan Cavaleiro (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Joe Ledley (Derby County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Hélder Costa replaces Benik Afobe.

Rúben Neves (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tom Lawrence (Derby County).

Corner, Derby County. Conceded by Romain Saiss.

Attempt blocked. Tom Huddlestone (Derby County) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Conor Coady (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Matej Vydra (Derby County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Ryan Bennett (Wolverhampton Wanderers) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Ryan Bennett (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Matej Vydra (Derby County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Diogo Jota (Wolverhampton Wanderers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ivan Cavaleiro.

Attempt blocked. Diogo Jota (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Foul by Barry Douglas (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Andreas Weimann (Derby County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Matt Doherty (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Tom Lawrence (Derby County) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. David Nugent (Derby County) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Matej Vydra.

Foul by Willy Boly (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Matej Vydra (Derby County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

goal

References

  1. ^ Line-ups (www.bbc.co.uk)
  2. ^ Match Stats (www.bbc.co.uk)
  3. ^ Live Text (www.bbc.co.uk)

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