Chelsea lost 3 points at Molineux

REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

Diogo Jota scored his first Premier League goal as Wolverhampton Wanderers came from behind to stun title hopefuls Chelsea 2-1 at Molineux on Wednesday.

Ruben Loftus-Cheek gave the visitors a halftime lead but two goals in four minutes from Raul Jimenez and Jota turned the match in favour of the hosts, who claimed their first win in two months.

Chelsea went ahead on 18 minutes when Loftus-Cheek scored for the second match in a row, his shot from outside the box deflected into the Wolves goal by the head of home captain Conor Coady.

The visitors had a strong call for a penalty turned down minutes after halftime when Alvaro Morata was clattered from behind as he seemed destined to score but it was the home side who found the back of the net on the hour-mark.

The impressive Morgan Gibbs-White fed Jimenez, who had a lot to do from a tight angle but drilled the ball past Chelsea keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.

Four minutes later the home side were ahead when Matt Doherty provided a low cross that was tapped in at the back post by Jota.

Chelsea trail league leaders Manchester City by 10 points and will host Pep Guardiola’s side on Saturday, while Wolves climb to 12th and will be relieved to have brought their horror run of form to an end.

REUTERS/Reporting By Nick Said Editing by Toby Davis

< PREVIOUS ARTICLE
Liverpool continue to chase City
NEXT ARTICLE >
Tight draw in Britain's classics at Old Trafford
RELATED POSTS
PSG sign Everton’s Gueye on four-year contract
New York City FC reap rewards of shared Manchester City vision
Bournemouth sign midfielder Billing from Huddersfield
Solskjaer’s son in Kristiansund squad for Man United friendly
Former Man United defender Evra announces retirement
Liverpool sign 16-year-old Elliott from Fulham

Leave a Reply