Diogo Jota scored his first Premier League aim as Wolverhampton Wanderers got here from behind to stun title hopefuls Chelsea 2-1 at Molineux on Wednesday.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek gave the guests a halftime lead however two objectives in 4 minutes from Raul Jimenez and Jota turned the match in favour of the hosts, who claimed their first win in two months.
Chelsea path league leaders Manchester Metropolis by 10 factors and host Pep Guardiola’s aspect on Saturday, whereas Wolves climbed to 12th after ending their horror run of type.
“It was a great efficiency, even within the first half after we have been behind,” Wolves supervisor Nuno Espirito Santo stated.
“They [Chelsea] have monumental high quality and [Maurizio] Sarri’s possession recreation may be very onerous to counter. However the boys did that and stayed within the recreation.
“The win was necessary, now we have been displaying this way for a very long time. Enjoying Chelsea and coming from behind … it’s a nice credit score to the gamers, however it’s important to keep balanced.”
Chelsea went forward on 18 minutes when Loftus-Cheek scored for the second match in a row, his shot from outdoors the field deflected into the Wolves aim by the top of residence captain Conor Coady.
The guests had a powerful name for a penalty turned down minutes after halftime when Alvaro Morata was clattered from behind as he appeared destined to attain nevertheless it was the house aspect who discovered the again of the online on the hour-mark.
The spectacular Morgan Gibbs-White fed Jimenez, who had so much to do from a decent angle however drilled the ball previous Chelsea keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.
4 minutes later the house aspect have been forward when Matt Doherty supplied a low cross that was tapped in on the again put up by Jota.
“I feel we performed very nicely for 55 minutes,” Chelsea supervisor Maurizio Sarri stated.
“After the primary aim, which was an accident as a result of we have been in full management of the match, we have been abruptly a distinct staff, I do not know why.
“I’m actually very anxious, not concerning the outcome however for the very fact we did not reply to the primary aim.”
Sarri additionally refused in charge the penalty incident involving Morata on his aspect’s defeat.
“I do not learn about that, however we may have scored 4 or 5 objectives and we missed them,” he stated.