Wolverhampton Wanderers v Everton, 12 July 2020

Score3-0 to Wolverhampton Wanderers
RefereeAnthony Taylor
CompetitionPremier League
VenueMolineux
Kick-off: 12.00pm Played behind closed doors due to COVID-19 restrictions. Premier League Head to Head Played: 12 Wolverhampton Wanderers won: 3 Drawn: 5 Everton won: 4 Wolverhampton Wanderers scored: 15 Everton scored: 16 This was Wolverhampton Wanderers' biggest win against Everton since a 3-0 victory in League Division One at Molineux on 27 December 1983.

3 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Manager: Nuno Espírito Santo

0 Everton

Manager: Carlo Ancelotti

Goals:

Raúl Jiménez penalty 45 P
Leander Dendoncker 46 G
Diogo Jota 74 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Rui Patrício
Defender Willy Boly
Defender Matt Doherty
Defender/Midfielder Conor Coady
Defender/Midfielder Leander Dendoncker
Defender/Midfielder Jonny
Defender/Midfielder Romain Saïss
Midfielder Pedro Neto
Midfielder Rúben Neves
Forward Raúl Jiménez

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford
Defender Lucas Digne
Defender Michael Keane
Defender Yerry Mina
Defender/Left back Leighton Baines
Midfielder Tom Davies
Midfielder Anthony Gordon
Midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson
Midfielder/Forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin
Midfielder/Forward Richarlison
Midfielder/Forward Theo Walcott

Substitutions:

Diogo Jota for Pedro Neto 56
Adama Traoré for Daniel Podence 70
João Moutinho for Raúl Jiménez 78

Substitutions:

Seamus Coleman for Yerry Mina 31
Jarrad Branthwaite for Leighton Baines 46
Bernard for Anthony Gordon 56
Alex Iwobi for Theo Walcott 56
Moise Kean for Richarlison 63

Cards:

Cards:

Lucas Digne 19 Y
Michael Keane 58 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper John Ruddy
Defender Oskar Buur
Defender Max Kilman
Defender Rúben Vinagre
Midfielder Bruno Jordão
Midfielder João Moutinho
Midfielder/Forward Morgan Gibbs-White
Midfielder/Forward Adama Traoré
Forward Diogo Jota

On the bench:

Goalkeeper João Virgínia
Defender Djibril Sidibé
Defender/Midfielder Seamus Coleman
Midfielder Beni Baningime
Midfielder Bernard
Midfielder/Forward Alex Iwobi
Forward Moise Kean

Comments:

League position: 6th Wolverhampton Wanderers avoided failing to score in three consecutive games in the Premier League for the first time since April 2012. Wolves had now scored 251 goals in their 225 games in the Premier League (conceded 364). Diogo Jota had now scored five goals after coming on as a substitute in all competitions so far in this season; more than any other player in the Premier League.

Comments:

League position: 11th Everton had now lost five of their last eight away games in the Premier League with their two wins being against teams in the bottom three. The Toffees had now failed to win any of their last 23 away games played on a Sunday (lost 18) or any of their nine games that had kicked-off at midday (lost seven). [c/o Steve Johnson, Everton: The Official Complete Record] After making his debut for Southampton against Wolverhampton Wanderers in the League Championship on 6 August 2005, Theo Walcott made the 500th appearance of his senior career in this game.