Premier League: Lopetegui featured as Wolves went into the Carabao Cup quarter-finals

orA month after announcing his move to Wolverhampton Wanderers, Julen Lopetegui started with his new club. The Qatar World Cup delayed the first appearance that came at Molineux in the Carabao Cup round of 16 against Gillingham of League Two (Category Four).

A match against the bottom team in the last professional tier of English football was decided by the last player in the Premier League in the last few minutes. With Diego Costa and Hugo Bueno in the 11th minute, the “wolves” won (2-0) by reaching the quarter-finals of the second cup competition in England.

Ral Jimenez from a penalty kick in the 77th minute and Ait Nouri in the 91st minute decided the match and tied the game. Lopetegui’s “Wolves” are among the top eight players in the Carabao Cup and now set their sights on a visit to Everton on Boxing Day. They are at the bottom of the Premier Four Points of Salvation.

No surprises

In addition, Leicester beat MK Dons (0-3), Newcastle beat Bournemouth (1-0) and Southampton (2-1) beat Lincoln. All teams in the Premier League (except for the “Cherry”, which visited Newcastle) went to the quarterfinals.

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