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.

To read the full breakdown of the game, click here.


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I've got an unhealthy obsession with Wolves, Wolverhampton Wanderers, WWFC, whatever you fancy calling us today. When we win I'm on top of the world, when we lose I'm a nightmare to be around. It's been that way for as long as I can remember and people tell me that you're meant to grow out of it, however, I don't envisage that happening anytime soon. Anyway, I'm the lead analyst on here and while I try and keep my opinion out of my writing, sometimes it's too difficult to do that. I also use the terms 'we' and 'us' when talking about Wolves and I do try and remain impartial although it's debatable whether or not I do. In hindsight, I'm probably over critical of Wolves in the same manner that I'm over complimentary, so I guess it all balances itself out in the end. Grab yourself a cuppa and have a look around.