WOL vs SOU
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Behind-the-scenes as Saints suffer narrow PL defeat
Audio description highlights: Wolves 0-1 Saints
Highlights from the Premier League match at St Mary's Stadium, with audio description.
Extended Highlights: Wolves 1-0 Saints
A look at how Saints fell to defeat at Molineux.
Video: Salisu highlights missed opportunities
Defender delivers Wolves assessment.
Salisu: We have to take our chances
Defender reflects on frustrating Wolves defeat.
Video: Hasenhüttl takes heart from performance
Watch the boss reflect on a frustrating day at Molineux.
Hasenhüttl: We tried everything
Manager proud of Saints display despite Wolves defeat.
Saints suffer frustrating defeat at Wolves
Podence scores only goal just before half time as visitors rue missed chances.
Press Conference (part two): Hasenhüttl previews Wolves
The manager's pre-match thoughts.
Press Conference (part one): Hasenhüttl ahead of Wolves trip
Saints manager addresses the broadcast media.
Match Pack: Wolves vs Saints
Preview ahead of Saints' trip to the Midlands.
Hasenhüttl gives Lavia injury update
The manager delivers Saints' pre-match team news ahead of the trip to Wolves.
Tactical Watch: Full-backs must pass Wolves' wing-play test
Sam Tighe pinpoints the key battles ahead of Saints' trip to Molineux.
WOL vs SOU As It Happened
Key moments so far
- Saints fall to defeat at Molineux
- Daniel Podence's first half strike the difference
- Ché Adams has goal disallowed and also hits the crossbar
- Edozie and Maitland-Niles make their Saints debuts off the bench
FULL TIME: Wolves 1-0 Saints
A frustrating afternoon for Saints. Daniel Podence's strike right on the stroke of half-time proves the difference, in a game that will leave Ralph Hasenhüttl wondering how his side didn't score at Molineux. Ché Adams had a goal disallowed for handball and then struck the crossbar, summing up an afternoon of frustration for the Hampshire outfit.16.54
Yellow Card for Gonçalo Manuel Ganchinho Guedes (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
The Wolves striker booked for bringing down Walker-Peters.
Four minutes added on
Into stoppage time at Molineux.
Wolves running down the clock
The hosts are frustrating Saints, with the game becoming increasingly stop-start.
Southampton substitution: Sékou Mara replaces Adam Armstrong
A final change up front.
Wolverhampton Wanderers substitution: Hee-Chan Hwang replaces Daniel Castelo Podence
The goal scorer is replaced.
Wolverhampton Wanderers substitution: Adama Traoré replaces Pedro Lomba Neto
Traoré introduced for the final 10 minutes.
Yellow Card for Rúben Diogo da Silva Neves (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
Neves goes into the book for a foul on Edozie.
Into the final 🔟
Last push, lads!
Yellow Card for João Filipe Iria Santos Moutinho (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
Moutinho booked for a foul on Walker-Peters as Saints looked to break.
Southampton substitution: Ainsley Maitland-Niles replaces Joe Aribo
And a second Saints debut!
Southampton substitution: Samuel Edozie replaces Romain Perraud
It's a Saints debut for teenager Samuel Edozie 😇
Super from Bazunu
Podence threads a ball in behind Perraud that Bazunu decides to come for, with the goalkeeper just beating Neto to intercept.
Jonny almost makes it two
Jonny shoots from 20 yards, but the curling attempt curls just wide with Bazunu at full-stretch.
OFF THE BAR!
Adams could have two goals now! His header at the back post clatters off the crossbar!
Guedes rounds Bazunu
It's all happening as Guedes beats Bazunu to the ball and knocks it around the keeper, but Perraud is on the cover to clear the danger.
How aren't Saints level?!
Aribo's cross is deflected into the air by Sá and it should be an easy header for Adams a yard out, but the striker handles the ball in the process of converting and the 'goal' is disallowed.
3️⃣0️⃣ minutes remaining...
Still plenty of time left in this one.
Ward-Prowse whips it up and over the wall, but it's a comfortable save for the Wolves keeper.
Free-kick in Ward-Prowse territory
Stuart Armstrong is brought down right on the edge of the box. Can Prowsey do it again at Molineux?
Southampton substitution: Stuart Armstrong replaces Mohamed Elyounoussi
Let's go, Stu!
Southampton substitution: Moussa Djenepo replaces Ibrahima Diallo
The boss makes a double change.
Saints struggling to get going
It's been all Wolves at the start of this half, with the visitors unable to get a stranglehold on possession.
Wasteful from Neto
The Portuguese is in acres of space on the right-hand side of the box, but his cross lacks composure and goes behind with Guedes in the middle.
Jonny reads the danger
Ward-Prowse's deep cross looks destined for Adams's head at the back post, but Jonny gets his positioning spot on to head behind for a corner.
Wolverhampton Wanderers substitution: Gonçalo Manuel Ganchinho Guedes replaces Sasa Kalajdzic
A switch at the break for the hosts.
Play resumes ▶️
A response needed. Come on, lads! 👊
HALF TIME: Wolves 1-0 Saints
Wolves have the lead, but Saints won't know how. In an opening 45 minutes dominated by the visitors, Daniel Podence's strike against the run of play in first half stoppage time is the difference at the halfway stage. Saints will need to dust themselves down and go again after the restart.
It's completely against the run of play, but Wolves lead. Nunes's low cross picks out Podence at the back post, and his bobbling finish loops over Bazunu into the back of the net.
Daniel Castelo Podence (45’) | 1 – 0
Yellow Card for Ibrahima Diallo (Southampton)
Diallo goes into the book for pulling Podence back.
Armstrong over the bar
A deep Ward-Prowse cross is nodded back towards the penalty spot by Adams, but Armstrong's first-time shot is over the bar.
Kalajdzic requires treatment
It's been a rough introduction to the Premier League for the Austrian striker who, already with a bloodied lip and ripped shirt, now receives treatment for a leg injury.
Saints on 🔝
It's been a dominant half from Saints to this point, with a goal the only thing lacking from their display.
Aït-Nouri effort deflected
Aït-Nouri drives a low effort towards goal, but it takes a deflection off of Bella-Kotchap and drifts wide.
Pulling the strings 🧵
Chance spurned by Elyounoussi
A loose Neves pass sets Elyounoussi charging into the Wolves half with Adams making a run in behind, but the Norwegian takes too long to play the pass and the hosts thwart the danger.
Yellow Card for Jonathan Castro Otto (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
Jonny goes into the book for dragging Aribo down after the midfielder robbed the full-back of possession out on the wing.
That's superb, Sali 👏
Jonny tries to whip a ball across goal from the byline, but Salisu recovers brilliantly to block the cross.
Bella-Kotchap heads wide
Ward-Prowse's corner finds Bella-Kotchap in the middle, but his header from 12 yards is wide.
Shouts for handball...
Walker-Peters' low cross is blocked in the box by Collins and there are shouts for a penalty from the visitors, but nothing given.
Close from Aribo
Adams spots Aribo in the middle when crossing from the byline, but the midfielder's flicked finished from close range is block by Neves who tracked the run.
In a battle ⚔️
A tightly contested start at Molineux.
Arma fires wide
A quick response from Saints, as Aribo's cross falls to Armstrong on the edge of the box, but his curling effort is well wide.
BIG chance for Neto
Saints are opened up as Nunes drives forward from midfield. His run ends with a pass to Neto, who after taking a touch drags his strike a yard wide from a good position inside the box.
Saints coming into it...
After a bright start from Wolves, the visitors have started to see more of the ball at Molineux.
Aït-Nouri tests Bazunu
Podence threads a ball in behind for Aït-Nouri, but his low strike from an acute angle is claimed by Bazunu at his near post.
Salisu denies Wolves ❌
A dangerous cross comes in from the left looking for Kalajdzic in the middle, but Salisu is first to the ball and clears at the expense of a corner.
HERE WE GO! 😇
We're up and running at Molineux. COYR! 🔴⚪️15.00
One change for Saints at Molineux
With Roméo Lavia sidelined for a number of weeks, there is one enforced alteration for Ralph Hasenhüttl at Wolves, as Joe Aribo comes into the starting line-up. Deadline-day signings Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Samuel Edozie and Juan Larios are among the substitutes.14.03
Wolves team confirmed 🐺
Starting XI: Sá, Jonny, Collins, Kilman, Aït-Nouri, Neves, Moutinho, Nunes, Neto, Kalajdzic, Podence.
Subs: Sarkic, Toti, Bueno, Semedo, Ronan, Traoré, Guedes, Hwang, Jiménez.14.00
Southampton team confirmed 😇
Starting XI: Bazunu, Walker-Peters, Bella-Kotchap, Salisu, Perraud, Diallo, Ward-Prowse, Aribo, Elyounoussi, Adams, A. Armstrong.
Subs: McCarthy, Lyanco, Larios, Maitland-Niles, Djenepo, S. Armstrong, Edozie, Walcott, Mara.14.00
1️⃣5️⃣ minutes until team news...
Stay with us for the all-important team news from Molineux, which is coming up at 2pm BST. How many of Saints' deadline-day signings will be involved?13.47
Last time out ⏮
A look back at Saints' 2-1 win over Chelsea in midweek.13.25
The stage is set for today's Premier League encounter.13.10
I THINK WE HAVE SHOWN SOME NEW PATTERNS, ESPECIALLY THE RESILIENCE IN DEFENCE AND COMING BACK [FROM BEHIND] IS SOMETHING YOU WANT."RALPH HASENHÜTTLON HIS SIDE'S START TO THE SEASON
Did you know? 🤔
No Premier League side has claimed more points from a losing position than Saints this season (seven points), with both wins and one draw coming after going a goal behind.12.19
The manager's thoughts 💬
What Ralph Hasenhüttl had to say when he spoke to the broadcast media on Friday.12.17
Lavia ruled out 🤕
Saints will be unable to call upon Roméo Lavia this afternoon, with the 18-year-old ruled out for a minimum of six weeks with a hamstring injury picked up in the 2-1 win over Chelsea on Tuesday night.11.41
Matchday in the Midlands! 🛣
After a positive week, Saints are looking to finish off in style when they take on Wolves in the Premier League. Buoyed by victory over Chelsea at St Mary's in midweek, Ralph Hasenhüttl's side will be looking to take that momentum on the road at Molineux and record back-to-back Premier League wins. COME ON YOU REDS! 🔴⚪️11.37
WOL vs SOU Line Ups
José Sá (GK)
Rúben Neves (C)
Daniel PodenceHwang Hee-Chan (82′)
Sasa KalajdzicGonçalo Guedes (45′)
Pedro NetoAdama Traoré (82′)
Gavin Bazunu (GK)
Romain PerraudAinsley Maitland-Niles (73′)
Adam ArmstrongSékou Mara (83′)
Joe AriboSamuel Edozie (73′)
Ibrahima DialloMoussa Djenepo (56′)
Mohamed ElyounoussiStuart Armstrong (56′)
James Ward-Prowse (C)
WOL vs SOU Match Stats
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