Man City vs Wolves
2:00pm Sunday October
The second-half double of adama Traore assisted pilots stun Manchester City 2-0 to leave Liverpool eight points clear at the top heading to the break.
The warning signs were already there for City after a flat first-half performance but Nuno Espirito Santos choice to move Traore through the centre was a masterstroke and the winger scored twice on the counter-attack (80 & 90+4).
David Silva failed hit the woodwork for City using all the scores at 0-0 but Pep Guardiolas side established little because they didnt score at home for first time in 45 Premier League games and succumbed to their first home defeat since losing to Crystal Palace in December.
For the very first time this season, Liverpool have become favourites to win the Premier League.
This was a result for sailors, who were recording their first Premier League away at a performance filled with cohesion and of the season.
Wolves were keen to target Fernandinho as a makeshift and ought to have been at the break in front.
Joao Moutinho and Patrick Cutrone played with through on goal but that the sliced and also appeared nervous horribly wide.
Later, Fernandinho produced a double block, first from Raul Jimenez later he jumped through on goal after which from Cutrones followup.
Ederson was called into action to refuse Jimenez who again raced for Wolves through unchallenged, but the striker was denied by a combination of goalkeeping.
It took 32 minutes to City if Raheem Sterling stung the hands of Rui Patricio from range, to capture a shot.
City failed to play with any intensity till Guardiola introduced Bernardo Silva on the hour Wolves – Thursday who played with a gruelling 90 minutes against Besiktas – seemed to be tiring.
David Silva might have given the game a different complexion on 67 minutes had his precise effort out of a 20 yard free-kick never come crashing back off the crossbar.
Wolves were falling deeper and deeper and also a City goal looked inevitable but the visitors hit them with a perfect counter-attack with 10 minutes remaining to send shockwaves around the Premier League.
The break was led by jimenez and squared one for Traore, that came with only one goal in 72 Premier League appearances. As he slid the ball at the style of a potent striker beyond Ederson but you would not have known that from his end.
Sergio Aguero wriggled free of Willy Bolys shackles at injury-time but could just shank his attempt wide of the article. It came in the visitors, although there would be a late goal.
Traore raced hand Liverpool a edge at the title race and through beyond some reluctant City defending to double his accounts.
Manchester City are back in action live. Meanwhile, Wolves host Southampton.
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