Wolves do the double over Manchester City with a 3-2 win

Ederson's 12th minute red card and Raheem Sterling's miss gifted Wolves all three points. 

The first half at the Molineux saw plenty of dramatic events as Ederson was sent off and Raheem Sterling opened the scoring and missed a penalty kick.

With the game scoreless, Conor Coady found a streaking Diogo Jota with a long ball over the top of City's defence. 

Man City goalkeeper Ederson decided there was no other option but to charge out of his box, and the Brazilian upended Jota well outside of the box after the Wolves attacker had dinked the ball over him.

Referee Martin Atkinson didn't hesitate in showing Ederson an immediate red card, leaving City down to 10 men with just 12 minutes on the clock. 

Though they were down to 10 men, Pep Guardiola's side did get the game's first goal – albeit in bizarre fashion.

Leander Dendoncker took down Riyad Mahrez in the box and after a VAR review, City were awarded a penalty. 

Wolves goalkeeper Rui Patricio saved from Raheem Sterling's spot-kick but after another VAR check, it was determined Wolves encroached on the penalty and Sterling was given another shot.

Pep Guardiola's side took a 2-0 lead in the Black Country, Sterling scoring both goals, but the defiant Wolves came firing back with Adama Traore. The Spaniard fired home from range in the 55th minute to really turn the tide.

City's 10-men simply couldn't cope with Nuno Espirito Santo's side and two late goals by Raul Jimenez and Matt Doherty gifted the home team the much deserved three points.

The Premier League title looks like it is heading to Merseyside.

Featured image credits: The Standard

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