EFL Cup - Second Round
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Wolves 2-1 Cambridge United

Helder Costa
Helder Costa scored one and made one for Wolves on his first start

Wolves extended their unbeaten run under new manager Walter Zenga to six games with victory over Cambridge in the second round of the EFL Cup.

Helder Costa marked his first start with the opener, and set up Jed Wallace for Wolves' second seven minutes later.

Medy Elito replied for League Two's bottom side, who also had chances through Luke Berry and Ben Williamson.

James Henry had a penalty saved by Cambridge goalkeeper Will Norris just before the hour.

Line-ups

Wolves

  • 21Lonergan
  • 16Coady
  • 18Iorfa
  • 30Hause
  • 8Saville
  • 7Henry
  • 20OnianguéSubstituted forEdwardsat 62'minutes
  • 19Price
  • 12Wallace
  • 24Brito TeixeiraSubstituted forDohertyat 57'minutes
  • 17Hélder CostaSubstituted forBödvarssonat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Ikeme
  • 2Doherty
  • 4Edwards
  • 6Batth
  • 10Mason
  • 22Bödvarsson
  • 29Borthwick-Jackson

Cambridge

  • 1Norris
  • 2Taylor
  • 6Legge
  • 14Coulson
  • 3AdamsBooked at 56mins
  • 7Mingoia
  • 4DunneSubstituted forNewtonat 45'minutes
  • 20ClarkSubstituted forGoslingat 70'minutes
  • 8Berry
  • 10Williamson
  • 21ElitoSubstituted forPigottat 64'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Keane
  • 13Gregory
  • 15Long
  • 16Dallison-Lisbon
  • 19Gosling
  • 23Pigott
  • 24Newton
Referee:
Brendan Malone
Attendance:
9,500

Match Stats

Home TeamWolvesAway TeamCambridge
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home21
Away16
Shots on Target
Home9
Away4
Corners
Home9
Away9
Fouls
Home6
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Wolverhampton Wanderers 2, Cambridge United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wolverhampton Wanderers 2, Cambridge United 1.

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Jake Gosling.

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Will Norris.

Attempt saved. Jón Dadi Bödvarsson (Wolverhampton Wanderers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by James Henry.

Foul by Dominic Iorfa (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Josh Coulson (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. George Saville (Wolverhampton Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by David Edwards.

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Blair Adams.

Attempt blocked. James Henry (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Jed Wallace (Wolverhampton Wanderers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by James Henry with a through ball.

Attempt saved. Jón Dadi Bödvarsson (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by George Saville.

Attempt blocked. Joe Pigott (Cambridge United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Piero Mingoia with a cross.

Attempt missed. Leon Legge (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Jake Gosling with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Dominic Iorfa.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Matt Doherty.

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Josh Coulson.

Offside, Cambridge United. Jake Gosling tries a through ball, but Ben Williamson is caught offside.

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Josh Coulson.

Kortney Hause (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ben Williamson (Cambridge United).

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

Foul by Blair Adams (Cambridge United).

Substitution

Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Jón Dadi Bödvarsson replaces Hélder Costa.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Jake Gosling replaces Max Clark.

Attempt missed. James Henry (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Jed Wallace with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Will Norris.

Attempt saved. Jed Wallace (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by David Edwards.

Attempt missed. Leon Legge (Cambridge United) header from the left side of the six yard box misses to the right. Assisted by Max Clark with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Kortney Hause.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Joe Pigott replaces Medy Elito.

Attempt missed. Kortney Hause (Wolverhampton Wanderers) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Jack Price with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Josh Coulson.

Substitution

Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. David Edwards replaces Prince Oniangué.

Attempt missed. Piero Mingoia (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

George Saville (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Piero Mingoia (Cambridge United).

Foul by Hélder Costa (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Luke Berry (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Ben Williamson (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Piero Mingoia with a cross.

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