Hwang Hee-chan scored the winning goal after being sent off to give Wolverhampton a come-from-behind victory over Bournemouth.
Wolverhampton defeated Bournemouth 2-1 in the ninth round of the 2023-24 Premier League on Sunday afternoon (local time) in Bournemouth, England.
Hwang Hee-chan started the match and led the team’s offense, including a goal that forced opposing midfielder Lewis Cook to be sent off in the ninth minute of the second half.
Hwang, who has scored five goals in the Premier League this season, was unable to find the back of the net on the day, but was instrumental in the victory as he assisted teammate Kalajic’s game-winning goal in the 42nd minute.
The win improves Wolverhampton’s record to three wins, one draw, and four losses (10 points) and puts them on track for a mid-table finish.
Against Bournemouth, Wolverhampton started Cunha up front, with Hwang Hee-chan and Netou leading the flanking attack.
Traore and Joao Gomes formed the midfield, with Nouri and Doherty on the flanks. Gomes, Dawson, and Kilman defended, with Jose Sa in goal.
In an evenly matched affair, Wolverhampton had to swallow their disappointment in the sixth minute when Neto’s shot from the right side of the penalty area hit the post.
Bournemouth then took the lead in the 17th minute through Solanke.
Solanke rattled the Wolverhampton net with a heeled finish from the edge of the box after teammate Billing broke down the right flank and crossed the ball into the box.
After going into the break trailing, Wolverhampton equalized two minutes into the second half through Cunha. Cunha split the Bournemouth goal with a right-footed finish after Neto’s dribbling run into the penalty area.
Bournemouth were then forced to play with a numerical disadvantage when midfielder Lewis Cook was sent off in the ninth minute of the second half.
As Hwang Hee-chan attempted to dribble through, Cook pulled Hwang Hee-chan down, causing a nervous tussle between the two players. 카지노사이트
Lewis Cook hit Hwang Hee Chan in the face with his forehead, causing Hwang Hee Chan to fall to the ground, and Lewis Cook was shown a red card and sent off.
Hwang received a caution.
Wolverhampton took the lead in the 30th minute when Cunha’s shot was cleared off the line by Bournemouth goalkeeper Neto and Hwang finished with a left-footed effort in front of goal, but it went over the crossbar.
Wolverhampton then missed a golden opportunity in the 35th minute when Neto’s left-footed strike in the middle of the penalty area also went over the crossbar.
Wolverhampton then pulled a goal back in the 43rd minute through Kalajic.
Following a pass from Hwang Hee-chan, Kalajic rattled the Bournemouth net with a right-footed shot from the center of the penalty area, and the game ended in favor of Wolverhampton.