The Wolverhampton Wolves met Tottenham Hotspurs in a thrilling encounter in the last match of 2018 in the premier league. Pochetino took out a strong 11 with Kane, Alli, Son and Eriksen all starting whereas Wolves played a defensive side with a 4-4-2.
The match began and so did Tottenham’s pressure. Son and Eriksen bulleted shots towards Patricio but the Portuguese international matched the shots. Harry Kane pushed up his goal tally this season to 13 when he curled in a brilliant left-footer to the left top corner from 25 yards out. 1-0 to the Spurs and their domination didn’t stop. Wembley wasn’t satisfied with just 1 goal, however, Wolves resilient defense stopped the might force of the Spurs until half-time.
The spurs continued the second half as the first, dominating possession without the Wolves attack terrorizing the Spurs defense. Eriksen was close to scoring Tottenham’s 2nd, but Patricio save well. Wolves substituted Helder Costa for Adama Traore for an impact. Joao Moutinho lifted in a corner in the 72nd minute to which Wily Bolly headed home perfectly. All of a sudden, all Tottenham’s momentum vanished. It was all the Wolves fans singing in the stadium- their players found new life after equalizing. Jimenez scored the second for the Tigers through Alderweireld’s legs into the corner. 2-1 in a matter of minutes. Spurs perfect December wasn’t ending well. Spurs deployed all their troops forward which left gaps at the back. Helder Costa received a through ball and finished off a wonderful counter-attack finishing the game. 3-1 to the away side at Wembley- a statement rarely. but Wolves have shown us that the premier league shadows talent over money.