Hee-Chan Hwang scored a brace for Wolves as they produced one of the expected football scores of the weekend in the Premier League. Wolves scored their first goals at home this season with the South Korean striker opening the scoring with a neat finish. Newcastle controversially equalized just before halftime against the run of play through Jeff Hendrick. Hwang helped Wolves regain the lead on the hour-mark with another top-notch finish. Raul Jimenez turned provider for both the goals after scoring his first goal of the season last weekend.

Player ratings

Wolves: Sa (7), Marcal (6), Coady (6), Kilman (6), Saiss (7), Semedo (6), Trincao (6), Moutinho (7), Neves (7), Jimenez (8), Hwang (9)
Subs: Dendoncker (6), Traore (6)

Newcastle: Darlow (6), Clark (6), Fernandez (6), Hayden (6), Manquillo (6), Ritchie (6), Longstaff (6), Joelinton (5), Willock (6), Almiron (7), Saint-Maximin (8)
Subs: Hendrick (7), Murphy (7), Gayle (6)

Man of the match: Hee-Chan Hwang

Managers Reaction

Wolves boss Bruno Lage: “He [Hwang] has adapted to the Premier League, he fits our way of playing because we need a player like him.” he added. “I believe the players want to play with the ball. Top players can enjoy our game and he is a top player, like the other guys. I knew him before because when I was at Benfica I had some reports on him. But it’s not just about Hwang, what I want is to take the best from all the players.”

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce: “There was nothing in it either way. I didn’t think we deserved to get beaten.” he added. “The first thing I always do is analyze myself, could I do anything differently? I always analyze that. We will have a look at the game, I didn’t think we deserved to get beaten but I have said that too many times.

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