Aston Villa 2-3 Wolverhampton Wanderers: Ruben Neves secures dramatic comeback win

Danny Ings opened the scoring along with his first Aston Villa objective since 21 August

Ruben Neves scored deep into stoppage time as Wolves got here from 2-0 all the way down to safe an unimaginable win in a rare West Midlands derby.

Wolves regarded down and out when John McGinn added to Danny Ings’ opener to provide Villa a two-goal cushion halfway by the second half.

However in a dramatic closing 10 minutes, Wolves scored thrice to seal a 3rd straight Premier League win.

Romain Saiss lowered the deficit from contained in the six-yard space, then Conor Coady bundled in an eighty fifth minute equaliser after Max Kilman had headed towards the bar.

Neves struck within the fifth minute of stoppage time when his free-kick took a deflection on its well beyond Emiliano Martinez to finish an astonishing comeback.

Villa boss Dean Smith will probably be furious with a few of his aspect’s defending within the closing levels as Wolves snatched all three factors towards their rivals.

There was no signal of the drama to comply with when Ings headed the house aspect forward after McGinn beat Saiss to ship in a cross.

The Scotland midfielder added the second with a deflected shot from lengthy vary after Ollie Watkins’ try had been blocked.

Wolves’ restoration started within the eightieth minute when Saiss struck from substitute Daniel Podence’s cross, however an away win nonetheless regarded a tall order at that stage.

There have been 5 minutes of regular time left when Coady made it 2-2 quickly after Kilman had struck the bar.

Neves’ last-gasp winner despatched Wolves’ travelling followers wild with delight – and left Villa to replicate on a primary league residence defeat since 9 Might.

Extra to comply with.

Participant of the match

Daniel PodenceDaniel Podence

Aston Villa

  1. Squad quantity7Participant identifyMcGinn

  2. Squad quantity20Participant identifyIngs

  3. Squad quantity1Participant identifyMartínez

  4. Squad quantity10Participant identifyBuendía

  5. Squad quantity2Participant identifyMoney

  6. Squad quantity11Participant identifyWatkins

  7. Squad quantity6Participant identifyDouglas Luiz

  8. Squad quantity4Participant identifyKonsa

  9. Squad quantity3Participant identifyTargett

  10. Squad quantity5Participant identifyMings

  11. Squad quantity16Participant identifyTuanzebe

  12. Squad quantity19Participant identifyNakamba

  13. Squad quantity41Participant identifyRamsey

  14. Squad quantity18Participant identifyYounger

Wolverhampton Wanderers

  1. Squad quantity10Participant identifyDaniel Podence

  2. Squad quantity8Participant identifyRúben Neves

  3. Squad quantity9Participant identifyJiménez

  4. Squad quantity16Participant identifyCoady

  5. Squad quantity37Participant identifyTraoré

  6. Squad quantity27Participant identifySaïss

  7. Squad quantity23Participant identifyKilman

  8. Squad quantity1Participant identifyJosé Sá

  9. Squad quantity17Participant identifyFábio Silva

  10. Squad quantity32Participant identifyDendoncker

  11. Squad quantity26Participant identifyHwang Hee-Chan

  12. Squad quantity28Participant identifyJoão Moutinho

  13. Squad quantity22Participant identifyNélson Semedo

  14. Squad quantity5Participant identifyMarçal


Aston Villa

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Martínez
  • 4Konsa
  • 16Tuanzebe
  • 5MingsBooked at 61mins
  • 2MoneySubstituted forYoungerat 79′minutes
  • 7McGinn
  • 6Douglas LuizSubstituted forNakambaat 67′minutes
  • 10BuendíaSubstituted forRamseyat 74′minutes
  • 3Targett
  • 11WatkinsBooked at 81mins
  • 20Ings


  • 8Sanson
  • 12Steer
  • 18Younger
  • 19Nakamba
  • 21El Ghazi
  • 30Hause
  • 32Philogene-Bidace
  • 35Archer
  • 41Ramsey


Formation 3-4-2-1

  • 1Malheiro de Sá
  • 23Kilman
  • 16Coady
  • 27Saïss
  • 22Nélson Semedo
  • 8NevesBooked at 52mins
  • 28João MoutinhoSubstituted forFábio Silvaat 74′minutes
  • 5MarçalSubstituted forPodenceat 74′minutes
  • 32DendonckerBooked at 88mins
  • 37Traoré
  • 26Hwang Hee-ChanSubstituted forJiménezat 88′minutes


  • 2Hoever
  • 3Aït-Nouri
  • 9Jiménez
  • 10Podence
  • 13Moulden
  • 15Boly
  • 17Fábio Silva
  • 21Ruddy
  • 39Cundle

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