Premier League: Leeds United recovers a 0-1 deficit to beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1

LEEDS. Leeds United was capable to turn the table against Wolverhampton Wanderers to win 2-1.


LEEDS. Leeds United succeeded in turn the table against Wolverhampton Wanderers to win 2-1. It was Wolverhampton Wanderers to strike first with an early goal of D. Podence at the 6′. Then it was a goal in the 23′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, R. Ait Nouri gave the win to Leeds United in the 74′ minute with an own goal. Wolverhampton Wanderers lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (59%).

The match was played at the Elland Road stadium in Leeds on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Robert Jones with the assistance of Lee Betts and Ian Hussin. The 4th official was Mark Oliver. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 19.9 degrees Celsius or 67.75 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 56%.​

Match Statistics

Wolverhampton Wanderers was in firm control of the ball 59% while Leeds United was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

Wolverhampton Wanderers was more aggressive with 63 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 6 were on target. Even so, Leeds United was able to find the solution to win this match.​

Leeds United shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target. On the other side, Wolverhampton Wanderers shot 15 times, 6 on target, 9 off target.


Leeds United received 2 yellow cards (J. Harrison and T. Adams). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Wolverhampton Wanderers.

After this contest, Leeds United has 0 points to occupy the 10th place in the standings. while Wolverhampton Wanderers stays with 0 points (19th).

Match Events

  • 6'

    D. Podence

  • 20'

    J. Harrison

  • 23'


    J. Harrison

  • 65'

    M. Klich


  • 73'

    S. Greenwood

    M. Roca

  • 74'

    R. Ait Nouri (OG)

  • 85'

    J. Gelhardt

    P. Bamford

  • 85'

    C. Summerville

    B. Aaronson

  • 85'

    C. Campbell

    Hwang Hee-Chan

  • 90'

    T. Adams

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Leeds United will play away against Southampton on the 13th of August with a 5-4 head to head record in favor of Southampton (1 draw).

Wolverhampton Wanderers will host Fulham on the 13th of August with a 11-3 head to head stats in favor of Wolverhampton Wanderers (6 draws).

Leeds United: Formation and Lineups

Leeds United adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Jesse Marsch chose to play with the following team: Illan Meslier (7.4), Rasmus Kristensen (6.8), Robin Koch (6.8), Diego Llorente (7.1), Pascal Struijk (6.6), Marc Roca (6.8), Tyler Adams (6.7), Brenden Aaronson (6.4), Rodrigo (7.1), Jack Harrison (7.7) and Patrick Bamford (6.2).


Leeds United made 4 changes: Rodrigo for M. Klich (65′), M. Roca for S. Greenwood (73′), P. Bamford for J. Gelhardt (85′) and B. Aaronson for C. Summerville (85′).

Top player: Jack Harrison

The player who no doubt impressed Leeds United the most was Jack Harrison even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.7) with 24 passes (70% accurate) and 7 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 17. He performed 6 crosses.

Wolverhampton Wanderers: Formation and Lineups

Also Wolverhampton Wanderers adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, Bruno Miguel Silva do Nascimento played with: José Sá (6.4), Jonny Otto (6.1), Nathan Collins (7.0), Max Kilman (7.1), Rayan Aït Nouri (6.8), Leander Dendoncker (7.4), Rúben Neves (7.5), Daniel Podence (7.2), Morgan Gibbs-White (7.1), Pedro Neto (7.4) and Hee-Chan Hwang (7.4).


Wolverhampton Wanderers made only 1 change substituting Hwang Hee-Chan for C. Campbell (85′)​.

Top player: Rúben Neves

The player who no doubt impressed Wolverhampton Wanderers the most was Rúben Neves.

His rating is (7.5) with 56 passes (89% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 7.

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