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Matt Doherty scores fantastic late winner for Wolves against Man City

first_imgMATT DOHERTY capped off an incredible Wolves comeback with a brilliant late winner against Man City.The 27-year-old initially picked the ball up forty yards from goal, played a quick one-two with Raul Jimenez before surging past City defenders to clinically find the bottom corner on his weaker left foot.🚨 MATT DOHERTY HAS DONE IT FOR WOLVES!🐺 From 2-0 down, Wolves come back to win 3-2 thanks to goals from Doherty, Adama Traore and Raul Jimenez!🔵 City’s path to the title only gets closer and closer to the impossible now pic.twitter.com/saQVUQkQKk— Premier Sports 📺 (@PremierSportsTV) December 27, 2019 The Irish defender has had another excellent campaign in the top flight this season as he now has three goals in the league and five in all competitions.Last season’s champion’s had taken what looked to be a commanding 2-0 lead in spite of Ederson’s early red card.But Pep Guardiola’s defence let him down again as they shipped three second-half goals as they fall even further behind rivals Liverpool.This result leaves Man City 14 points behind pacesetters Liverpool.WOLVES’ LEAPThe Merseyside outfit also have a game in hand on them.Meanwhile Wolves vaulted themselves from ninth to fifth, leapfrogging Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Sheffield United in the process.They now trail a flagging Chelsea side by two points for the last Champions League qualification spot.IRISH ANGLEPerformances like this will make it even tougher for Republic of Ireland boss Mick McCarthy to leave Doherty out of the starting line-up for the crunch EURO 2020 playoff in March.McCarthy spoke after last month’s 1-1 draw with Denmark, where Doherty scored, that he was impressed by the team’s performance.He said: “I have mixed feelings because I am disappointed that we haven’t qualified but, of course, we’re not out of it.MOST READ IN SPORTTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battle’I ACCEPT’McGregor accepts Silva fight at UFC catchweight of 176lbs in huge super-fightTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedA CUT ABOVEMike Tyson shows two-inch cut ‘picked up in training’ ahead of boxing returnPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raid“And I am proud of the players, the way they performed, even more so the fact that we went 1-0 down to a poor goal to give away but we fought back.”He added: “If we’d got a bit of luck or the bounce of the ball at the end we could’ve nicked it and, if we had nicked it, we would have deserved it.”The result is really the only thing I am disappointed with.”last_img read more