Ahead Junior Hoilett scored a spectacular winner to earn Cardiff City a comeback 2-1 victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers on Friday and carry them out of the Premier League relegation zone.

Cardiff climbed to 15th on 11 factors from 14 video games, 5 behind 11th-positioned Wolves, who prolonged their winless league run to six video games, shedding 5 of them.

Hoilett was delighted after the Bluebirds turned defeat into victory for the third time this season.

“All people offers 100 % for the membership, the followers and one another,” he informed Sky Sports activities. “We began off a bit sluggish, however then got here out higher within the second half. I loved that purpose.”

Iceland midfielder Aron Gunnarsson, who scored Cardiff’s equaliser, added: “It is at all times good to get a win at residence. The primary half wasn’t adequate, however within the second half we got here out preventing and we deserved that three factors.”

Matt Doherty celebrated his 200th league look for Wolves when he fired the guests into an 18th-minute lead earlier than Gunnarsson struck on the hour and Hoilett delighted the house followers with a curling shot 13 minutes from time.

Wolves appeared sharper within the opening levels and Doherty buried the ball into the roof of the web from three metres after Cardiff keeper Neil Etheridge parried a Raul Jimenez header into the defender’s path.

The full of life Harry Arter, who hit the put up on the stroke of half-time, engineered the equaliser when he lofted a excessive ball into the penalty field and Sean Harrison headed it down for Gunnarsson to blast previous keeper Rui Patricio.

With each side throwing males ahead, Cardiff compelled the ultimate twist after Canadian Hoilett teed himself up to fireplace an unstoppable shot from the sting of the penalty space into the highest nook of the web.

Cardiff supervisor Neil Warnock, who turns 70 on Saturday, was relieved to see his facet battle again in a quick-paced conflict.

“”I stated to the boys it is about time they gave me one thing to have a good time,” he stated.

“I am actually happy with them. I did not suppose we deserved to be 1-zero down. Within the second half we had been on the entrance foot for more often than not.”

Football News

Leave a Reply