Adama Traore struck in injury-time for Wolves to safe a 1-Zero win over relegation-threatened Fulham.
A victory for the Cottagers would have taken them out of the relegation zone, nonetheless, Traore’s first Premier League objective since December 2019 inflicted extra woes on Scott Parker’s males.
The Wolves winger fired in a near-post thunderbolt within the second minute of stoppage time to stun Fulham at Craven Cottage.
It was arguably a deserved win for Wolves after they’d a objective harshly dominated out by VAR in first-half injury-time.
Willian Jose thought he had lastly scored his first Wolves objective on the 12th try since signing on mortgage from Actual Sociedad when heading in Daniel Podence’s cross in first-half stoppage time.
Nonetheless, the objective was chalked off by VAR as Podence’s shoulder was adjudged to be offside by the slightest of margins when being performed in by Nelson Semedo.
Jose has had a tricky begin to life in England as he was introduced in to deputise for Raul Jimenez, who remains to be recovering from a fractured cranium.
And the 29-year-old’s barren spell in entrance of objective continued when he did not direct Semedo’s free-kick on course within the second minute at Craven Cottage.
Fulham’s first significant assault got here by Antonee Robinson, whose cross was headed broad by an unmarked Ruben Loftus-Cheek on 28 minutes.
Wolves suffered a giant harm blow when Pedro Neto was compelled off within the 32nd minute.
Neto has been one in every of Wolves’ finest performers with 5 targets and 6 assists in 30 appearances and his potential absence can be felt by his teammates.
Fulham may have leapfrogged Newcastle into 17th place with the Magpies not taking part in Burnley till Sunday.
However Parker’s facet had been unable to interrupt down a sturdy Wolves defence with Bobby Decordova-Reid skewing a shot broad in a colorless second-half.
Josh Maja and Robinson had half possibilities late on as Wolves held on for a degree.
After which the sucker-punch got here when Fabio Silva’s ball discovered Traore, who dribbled into the field earlier than unleashing a rocket into the again of the web.
Fulham may discover themselves six factors from security if outcomes go towards them this weekend.