Torres rescues Aston Villa and angry Emery as Wolves finish with 10 men

08 October 2023 03:25
Perhaps the biggest surprise in this stop-start and spiky affair between Midlands rivals was that it took until the 94th minute for someone to see red. Wolves ended this ill-tempered draw with 10 men after Mario Lemina was sent off for a second yellow card during 12 minutes of second-half stoppage time but held on in a nervy finale against Aston Villa to claim a point.Ollie Watkins, Ezri Konsa and the Villa substitute Nicolò Zaniolo went close to a winner, Watkins hitting a post and Zaniolo sidefooting inches wide from a Leon Bailey corner, but ultimately Pau Torres’s first Villa goal cancelled out Hwang Hee-chan’s opener. Wolves earlier missed a chance to regain the lead but Pedro Neto was unable to beat Emiliano Martínez after latching on to an arced cross by Sasa Kalajdzic. Continue readingread full article

Source: TheGuardian