Another home game at Molineux, another positively dominant performance from Nuno Espirito Santo’s Wolverhampton Wanderers. Two goals, both in the first half, from Diogo Jota and Raul Jimenez gave Wolves all three points against a despondent Cardiff City side who have now conceded 10 goals in three games.
If you recall Wolves’ previous home game against Newcastle, they produced one of their best totals, xG wise, of the season. This game was even better. Only second to the xGD (expected goal difference) from Burnley at home earlier in the season, the 2-0 scoreline doesn’t really do Wolves justice. To say it could’ve been five or six is an understatement.
Cardiff, who only really threatened from set pieces, can perhaps feel slightly aggrieved that Wolves weren’t reduced to 10 men late in the first half, however, they didn’t do nearly enough to trouble the Wolves back line.
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