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  • Date:06 May 2012
  • Kick-off:14:00
  • Venue:Molineux Stadium
  • Attendance:25,466
Goal!

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92:30 +2.30

Corner taken right-footed by Steven Pienaar from the left by-line, George Elokobi manages to make a clearance.

91:17 +1.17

The assistant referee flags for offside against Marouane Fellaini. Dorus De Vries restarts play with the free kick.

89:02

Unfair challenge on Kevin Doyle by Johnny Heitinga results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Kevin Doyle.

88:08

Foul by Denis Stracqualursi on Richard Stearman, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Dorus De Vries.

82:57

The referee blows for offside against Sylvan Ebanks-Blake. Direct free kick taken by Phil Jagielka.

82:05

Tony Hibbert takes a shot. Stephen Ward gets a block in.

81:04

Shot from just outside the penalty box by Sylvan Ebanks-Blake misses to the left of the target.

79:59

Stephen Hunt challenges Magaye Gueye unfairly and gives away a free kick. Phil Jagielka restarts play with the free kick.

78:47

Leon Osman delivers the ball.

77:56

The official flags Sylvan Ebanks-Blake offside. Free kick taken by Phil Jagielka.

76:42

Shot by Steven Pienaar from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.

75:23

Magaye Gueye takes a shot. Blocked by Richard Stearman.

75:05

Nikica Jelavic takes a shot. Blocked by David Edwards.

74:28

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Magaye Gueye.

73:55

Sylvan Ebanks-Blake is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Tony Hibbert.

72:58

The official flags Denis Stracqualursi offside. Free kick taken by Dorus De Vries.

72:20

The offside flag is raised against Marouane Fellaini. Dorus De Vries takes the free kick.

71:19

Effort from the edge of the box by Nikica Jelavic goes wide of the left-hand upright.

70:34

Anthony Forde joins the action as a substitute, replacing Michael Kightly.

70:07

Marouane Fellaini has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide right of the target.

67:38

(Everton) makes a substitution, with Magaye Gueye coming on for Tim Cahill.

66:19

Michael Kightly has an effort at goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

65:31

A cross is delivered by Michael Kightly, Headed effort on goal by David Edwards from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

62:34

Denis Stracqualursi is ruled offside. George Elokobi takes the free kick.

62:15

The offside flag is raised against Denis Stracqualursi. Indirect free kick taken by Stephen Ward.

59:57

Sylvan Ebanks-Blake replaces Steven Fletcher.

59:35

Steven Pienaar takes a outswinging corner.

58:58

Denis Stracqualursi takes a shot. Stephen Ward gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Steven Pienaar.

57:58

Denis Stracqualursi comes on in place of James McFadden.

56:52

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steven Pienaar by Karl Henry. Nikica Jelavic fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Dorus De Vries.

53:27

George Elokobi comes on in place of Christophe Berra.

52:16

James McFadden challenges Stephen Hunt unfairly and gives away a free kick. David Edwards takes the direct free kick.

51:47

Kevin Doyle takes a shot. Blocked by Phil Jagielka.

51:24

Nikica Jelavic is caught offside. Richard Stearman restarts play with the free kick.

48:04

Tony Hibbert produces a cross, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Marouane Fellaini goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

46:24

Leon Osman gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Karl Henry. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Stephen Hunt from right channel.

45:20

Leon Osman concedes a free kick for a foul on Kevin Doyle. Michael Kightly takes the free kick.

43:40

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marouane Fellaini on David Edwards. David Edwards takes the free kick.

40:25

Effort on goal by Steven Fletcher from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

37:35

Unfair challenge on Sylvain Distin by Michael Kightly results in a free kick. Johnny Heitinga takes the free kick.

36:18

Effort on goal by Stephen Hunt from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

35:04

Marouane Fellaini challenges Stephen Ward unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Stephen Ward.

34:42

Leon Osman takes a shot. Save by Dorus De Vries.

33:38

Sylvain Distin crosses the ball, save by Dorus De Vries.

31:38

Marouane Fellaini concedes a free kick for a foul on Ronald Zubar. Direct free kick taken by Dorus De Vries.

30:13

The ball is delivered by Tony Hibbert, Marouane Fellaini takes a shot. Blocked by Ronald Zubar. Corner taken by Steven Pienaar from the left by-line to the near post, Kevin Doyle manages to make a clearance.

27:23

Nikica Jelavic is ruled offside. Christophe Berra takes the indirect free kick.

26:35

Marouane Fellaini is caught offside. Direct free kick taken by Karl Henry. Steven Pienaar produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that goes over the bar.

25:14

Free kick awarded for a foul by Johnny Heitinga on Kevin Doyle. The ball is sent over by Stephen Hunt, Christophe Berra has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

23:54

Steven Pienaar takes a shot. Save by Dorus De Vries.

23:33

Foul by Christophe Berra on Marouane Fellaini, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Leon Osman.

22:54

Inswinging corner taken by James McFadden, save by Dorus De Vries.

22:29

Tony Hibbert takes a shot. Stephen Ward gets a block in.

21:37

Steven Fletcher handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Tim Howard restarts play with the free kick.

19:54

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Hunt on Nikica Jelavic. James McFadden produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

18:44

Steven Pienaar takes a short corner.

17:51

James McFadden has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

16:47

Corner taken by Stephen Hunt from the left by-line, Phil Jagielka manages to make a clearance.

16:14

Corner from right by-line taken by Michael Kightly.

15:26

Foul by Marouane Fellaini on Christophe Berra, free kick awarded. Dorus De Vries takes the free kick.

13:31

Nikica Jelavic takes a shot. Blocked by Richard Stearman.

11:25

Kevin Doyle challenges Phil Jagielka unfairly and gives away a free kick. Phil Jagielka takes the free kick.

9:19

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Michael Kightly from the right by-line.

9:15

The ball is crossed by Stephen Ward, Sylvain Distin makes a clearance.

8:28

James McFadden is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Stephen Ward.

7:33

A cross is delivered by James McFadden, Richard Stearman makes a clearance.

4:19

Tim Cahill takes a shot. Save by Dorus De Vries.

2:59

Steven Pienaar fouled by Karl Henry, the ref awards a free kick. James McFadden crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel, clearance by Stephen Ward.

1:17

Kevin Doyle is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Direct free kick taken by Tim Howard.

Match Preview

Henry keen for happy ending Captain Karl Henry has challenged relegated Wolves to end their home programme on a high against Everton on Sunday after admitting their form at Molineux this season has been "atrocious." Wolves have lost nine successive Barclays Premier League matches in front of their own fans and last tasted a home victory against Sunderland in early December. It is a run which sealed their fate in terms of losing their top-flight status after three seasons and opposing teams have exploited their leaky defence. Henry said: "Our home form has been atrocious this season and it would be good to send the fans home happy on Sunday with something to shout about. "There's no pressure on us now and hopefully we can go out with a bit of pride. We've been poor at home. "Maybe away from home, teams set up a bit differently, maybe more defensively looking for a point whereas at home, sides look for all three from the start and we've been caught out. "When you attack, you commit players higher up the pitch and leave people one on one and at times. "All of a sudden, the ball is launched and as a defence, you have to stay strong - but our defence hasn't always done that." Henry has joined the likes of Dave Edwards, Stephen Ward, Michael Kightly and Stephen Hunt in backing interim manager Terry Connor, who replaced the sacked Mick McCarthy with 13 games remaining. The midfielder also feels Wolves would have more chance of keeping holding of some of their leading players if Connor remains at the helm on a full-time basis. Henry said: "If you part company with any manager, there's always a transitional period. You can't just click your fingers and things start going well straight away. "Any manager needs time. TC (Connor) has worked here for a long time and under Mick for a number of years - but if he'd carried on working in the same way as Mick, supporters would have been even more fed up. "He's tried to bring his own ideas to the team and play his way, but it takes time. "Under the circumstances, he's done a really good job and it wasn't his fault that he took over when he did with such limited time left. "I think we've done well over the last few games. "The performance after going down to 10 men against Arsenal was good and we followed that up by getting a point at Sunderland. Then we did really well at Swansea to draw after being 4-1 down." Matt Jarvis (groin) and right-back Kevin Foley (hamstring) are doubtful for the meeting with the Toffees. Everton left-back Leighton Baines has been ruled out of the encounter despite progressing well in his recovery from a hamstring problem. Forward Victor Anichebe is also missing after suffering a groin injury in midweek and joins midfielder Jack Rodwell (hamstring) on the sidelines. Versatile captain Phil Neville and midfielder Darron Gibson could also be doubtful after suffering slight knocks. Everton boss David Moyes believes the role of his side's defence has been overlooked in their recent resurgence. Moyes feels his defenders received some unfair criticism during the Toffees' sluggish start to the campaign because deficiencies elsewhere on the pitch left them exposed. Now the Merseysiders appear to be making their customary strong finish to a season, it is the likes of attacking pair Nikica Jelavic and playmaker Steven Pienaar who are earning the plaudits. Yet while Moyes is delighted with the performances of both those two January signings, and another new arrival in Gibson, the Scot is not overlooking his backline. Moyes said: "I think we have always had a strong defensive base and that is why we tend to be strong. "But at the start of the year we were being asked questions about the goals we were conceding but we weren't playing that well and we couldn't score. "But over the year we have tended to be quite defensively strong and hopefully we will finish with a strong defensive record. "In the last few games it's been important to keep clean sheets to encourage us to get more points. "I think we have all had a big lift from scoring the goals from January. Let's hope we continue to do so."

Formation:442Manager: Terry Connor

Wolverhampton

Formation: 4411Manager: David Moyes

Everton

  • Dorus De Vries
  • Ronald Zubar
  • Richard Stearman
  • Christophe Berra
  • Stephen Ward
  • Michael Kightly
  • Karl Henry
  • David Edwards
  • Stephen Hunt
  • Kevin Doyle
  • Steven Fletcher
  • SUBS
  • Carl Ikeme
  • George Elokobi
  • Sylvan Ebanks-Blake
  • Roger Johnson
  • Nenad Milijas
  • Eggert Jonsson
  • Anthony Forde

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LLLDLD
  • Wolverhampton
  • VS
  • Everton
  • WDWDWD

Last Meetings

  • Everton
  • 2 - 1
  • Wolverhampton
  • 19/11/2011
  • Wolverhampton
  • 0 - 3
  • Everton
  • 09/04/2011
  • Everton
  • 1 - 1
  • Wolverhampton
  • 21/08/2010
  • Wolverhampton
  • 0 - 0
  • Everton
  • 27/03/2010
  • Everton
  • 1 - 1
  • Wolverhampton
  • 17/10/2009
  • Wolverhampton
  • 2 - 1
  • Everton
  • 01/05/2004

Top Scorers

Wolverhampton

  • S Fletcher 11
  • M Jarvis 7
  • K Doyle 4
  • M Kightly 3
  • D Edwards 3
  • S Ward 3
  • J O'Hara 2
  • R Zubar 1
  • S Ebanks-Blake 1

Everton

  • N Jelavic 7
  • V Anichebe 5
  • L Osman 4
  • S Pienaar 3
  • RR Drenthe 3
  • M Fellaini 3
  • A Vellios 3
  • T Cahill 2
  • P Jagielka 2
  • J Rodwell 2
  • T Howard 1
  • L Baines 1
  • D Gibson 1
  • M Gueye 1
  • D Stracqualursi 1

Goals

Wolverhampton

    • Total goals 117
    • Goals per game 38
  • (For) 9 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 10 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 9 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 10 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 12 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Everton

    • Total goals 126
    • Goals per game 47
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 13 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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