Saint-Maximin stunner salvages draw for Newcastle at Wolves
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Allan Saint-Maximin’s gorgeous Ninetieth-minute equalizer noticed Newcastle snatch a 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton on Sunday, salvaging its unbeaten begin to the Premier League season.
Indeed, Newcastle virtually turned the match round utterly in stoppage time with Elliot Anderson hitting the crossbar. Ruben Neves’ first-half screamer had given Wolves the lead.
Newcastle wanted Saint-Maximin to provide as Eddie Howe was unable to name on new $70 million signing Alexander Isak, with the Sweden worldwide but to obtain his work allow, whereas Bruno Guimaraes and Callum Wilson had been injured.
The level does little to boost hopes at Molineux with Wolves nonetheless in search of their first Premier League win of the season.
Newcastle was the primary to threaten when Jose Sa thwarted Chris Wood contained in the opening 5 minutes after the striker seized on a free ball and went to around the goalkeeper.
At the opposite finish, Pedro Neto lifted Goncalo Guedes’ cross over after Neves’ luxurious crossfield move.
While Neves oozed high quality within the center, his teammates had been nervy on the again and indecision virtually value them after 12 minutes.
Wood’s shot was blocked and it fell to Joe Willock however, with simply Sa to beat, the midfielder steered huge from six yards.
Newcastle appeared the extra harmful aspect however virtually gifted Wolves a purpose when Kieran Trippier recklessly misplaced possession to Raul Jimenez, who had time to pick the onrushing and unmarked Matheus Nunes, just for the club-record signing to wastefully head huge.
That emboldened Wolves because the hosts started to search out some momentum, which was capped by a trademark rocket from Neves seven minutes earlier than the break. Neto unfold the play to Guedes on the left, who performed the ball inside to Neves and the midfielder unleashed a surprising low drive into Nick Pope’s backside nook from 25 yards.
The guests then appeared to lose their early impetus and regarded devoid of concepts, whereas Wolves grew comfy with their lead and defended resolutely.
The residence aspect thought it had doubled its lead with 10 minutes remaining solely to see Jimenez’s purpose disallowed for a foul by Neto within the buildup.
Newcastle then took full benefit of the reprieve within the ultimate minute.
Under stress from Jacob Murphy, Hwang Hee-chan sliced a clearance into the air and it dropped for Saint-Maximin to thump an excellent volley into the nook from 20 yards.
There was nonetheless time for the Frenchman to check Sa as Newcastle all of a sudden went for a win and Anderson’s header got here off the bar in stoppages.
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