Newcastle United 2-0 Wolves

20 Sep

Matt Ritchie


Summer signing Matt Ritchie scored his second goal for Newcastle

Yoan Gouffran scored a stunning goal as Newcastle avenged Saturday’s league defeat by Wolves to reach the EFL Cup fourth round.

The Championship side suffered a shock 2-0 home loss at the hands of their opponents but took a 29th-minute lead when Matt Ritchie sidefooted in.

Frenchman Gouffran doubled the lead two minutes later when he fired in a ferocious volley from Ritchie’s cross.

They also went close through Mohamed Diame whose chip came off the bar.

The visitors produced very few chances. Magpies keeper Karl Darlow saved Jed Wallace’s shot and then rushed out of his goal to block Ola John’s attempt from four yards.

Newcastle are at promotion rivals Aston Villa on Saturday and Wolves are at home to Brentford.

Relive Tuesday’s EFL Cup action

Live Text

Match ends, Newcastle United 2, Wolverhampton Wanderers 0.

Second Half ends, Newcastle United 2, Wolverhampton Wanderers 0.

Ayoze Pérez (Newcastle United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ayoze Pérez (Newcastle United).

Ola John (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Ayoze Pérez.

Attempt blocked. Jón Dadi Bödvarsson (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Ayoze Pérez (Newcastle United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Karl Darlow.

Attempt saved. Paul Gladon (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Daryl Murphy (Newcastle United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Jack Colback (Newcastle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by George Saville (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Foul by Grant Hanley (Newcastle United).

Jón Dadi Bödvarsson (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution, Newcastle United. Jamaal Lascelles replaces Matt Ritchie.

Foul by Ciaran Clark (Newcastle United).

Ola John (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Achraf Lazaar (Newcastle United).

Silvio (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Ayoze Pérez (Newcastle United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

George Saville (Wolverhampton Wanderers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Christian Atsu (Newcastle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by George Saville (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Christian Atsu.

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Ciaran Clark.

Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Jón Dadi Bödvarsson replaces Jed Wallace.

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Karl Darlow.

Attempt saved. Ola John (Wolverhampton Wanderers) left footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt blocked. Matt Ritchie (Newcastle United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Ayoze Pérez (Newcastle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Conor Coady (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Substitution, Newcastle United. Christian Atsu replaces Yoan Gouffran.

Substitution, Newcastle United. Ayoze Pérez replaces Mohamed Diamé.

Foul by Yoan Gouffran (Newcastle United).

George Saville (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by DeAndre Yedlin.

Attempt missed. Mohamed Diamé (Newcastle United) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Hand ball by Conor Coady (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Matt Ritchie (Newcastle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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