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Wolves left with a point from Old Trafford 

Wolves left with a point from Old Trafford


The new Wolverhampton continues to impress with his performance in the Premier League. The Wolves won a point when they came to Manchester United after they reached 1:1. Mourinho`s team led in the 18th minute with Fred`s first goal in England, but Mutinyu equalized in the 53rd minute.

After three consecutive victories as a guest, the Red Devils returned to Old Trafford for the first time since the loss of Tottenham and again disappointed their fans. United is fifth in the league, losing eight points to Liverpool leader. Fullerhampton is tenth after it has reached a second prestigious draw against Manchester City.

Prior to the match, Manchester United paid tribute to Sir Alex Ferguson, who was the first to be at Old Trafford after the brain surgery in May. 76-year-old Ferguson was met with wild applause from fans.

Wolves started excellently, and in the seventh minute Raul Jimenez could find the result. The Mexican striker received the ball in the penalty area, managed to rotate and shoot, but De Hea knocked. Red Devils` protection left some space for the quick attacks on the opponent. The wolves, however, missed a shot after a corner kick. Willie Bolly was left uncovered and shot his head, but De Haea saved again.

After the guests did not take advantage of their chances, they received a goal in the 18th minute. Paul Pogba spoke in a magnificent way to Fred and the Brazilian with a precise hit found the result. After the match both teams failed to create clear positions until the end of the first half. Seconds before the break, Fred could double the home side`s lead. He performed an excellent free kick but Rui Patricio made a great rescue.

At the beginning of the second part, United dominated. Alexis Sanchez put his ball into the penalty area but could not find the right fouls of the opponent`s goal. In the 53rd minute, Wolverhampton reached an equalizing goal. After several mistakes in the middle of the field, Ball came to Jimenez in the penalty area. He found Mutinyu, who with a magnificent shot sent the ball out of De Hae`s reach.

The attack signaled the `wolves` and they played with greater self-esteem. Espirito Santo`s team made several good attacks in the next few minutes and their rivals seemed confused. Mourinho tried to change something by removing Sanchez, who once again disappointed, and Fred, and Martial and Mata appeared on the pitch.

The Red Devils returned their initiative and pushed the guests. Ligard`s wonderful stroke was knocked out by Patricio, and later the goalkeeper struggled with a Chelain`s head after Shaw`s centering. The ideas of the Manchester United attacks were rather limited, and they almost did not create a position in the last part of the game, even though they were in possession of the ball and pressed. Wolves had even come to a dangerous situation before De Hea in the 92nd minute. Adama Traore completed the counter-attack, but the Spanish goalkeeper saved.


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