City’s gap to the leaders was reduced to one point after a 2-1 defeat at Molineux ended their 100 percent top-flight record this season.
Tottenham moved up to second place thanks to Joel Matip’s goal in the final minutes of the match that secured a 2-1 win over Liverpool. Arsenal, who defeated Bournemouth 4-0, moved into third place, behind Spurs in terms of goals scored.
City’s defeat came after Pep Guardiola’s side were knocked out of the English League Cup by Newcastle on Wednesday. The champions appear to be counting the cost of Rodri’s three-match suspension in the Championship after he was suspended against Nottingham Forest last week.
The Spaniard has two more matches to serve and will miss next week’s encounter with Arsenal at the Emirates.
Rodri is an important player. We can’t count on him, Guardiola said after Hwang’s winning goal Hee-chan in the 66th minute.
City took the lead in the 13th minute thanks to a goal from Ruben Dias.Julian Alvarez equalized in the 58th minute. But Hwang’s strike secured a famous win for Wolverhampton and broke their four-match winless streak.
That result gave Liverpool a chance to move into first place with a win over Tottenham. However, Jurgen Klopp’s side suffered their first defeat of the season after Curtis Jones and Diogo Jota were sent off in each half.
Son Heung-min opened the scoring against Spurs in the 36th minute, but Cody Gakpo equalized just before the break.
In the sixth minute of added time, when it looked like the game was headed for a draw, Matip headed the ball into his own net, ending Liverpool’s seven-match winning streak and extending Ange Postecoglou’s winless streak in the league since he took over Spurs in the offseason.
Luis Diaz’s goal against Liverpool was also ruled a disallowed goal, forcing the PGMOL panel of judges to issue a statement later recognizing their error.
It was a clear and obvious factual error and we should have recognized it.As a result, the goal should have been scored due to VAR intervention, but VAR did not intervene, the statement said.
Spurs look a real team with wins over Manchester United and Liverpool this season, as well as securing a draw with Arsenal last week.
We are still a team in a formative stage in terms of how we want to play, the age and experience of the team, Postecoglou said. ‘Especially the way it (the win) happened leaves a real impact and impression on everyone involved. Today we have another challenge in front of us. We had to overcome some challenges and show a different side of our game today.
Kai Havertz scored his first goal for Arsenal, converting a penalty in the second half against Bournemouthм.
The Gunners already led 2-0 thanks to Bukayo Saka’s opener and Martin Odegaard’s spot kick when Havertz had an opportunity to open his scoring account after transferring from Chicago.Engels in the offseason.
The German had a rough start, which led to his teammates calling penalties on him.
Without saying a word to them, to show such empathy for a player who has some issues that need to be addressed externally – that warmed me even more today, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said. ‘We all tried to give him support and give him the right tools. He does so many great things in the game. It was about that moment, that issue that needed to be solved and today he did it.
Ben White completed the 4-0 rout, giving Arsenal a chance to beat City when the teams meet next week.
Manchester United’s mini-revival has been haltedCrystal Palace were defeated 1-0 at Old Trafford.
Erik ten Hague’s team lost four of their first seven matches in the league and five of their first nine in all competitions, prompting shouts for the team.Roma fans after the final whistle. The defeat followed victories over Burnley and Palace.
Ten Hag criticized his team’s lack of sharpness after failing to respond to Joachim Andersen’s goal.
We were getting into good positions, we had players available,” he said. But we didn’t have a shot. The quality of play just wasn’t high enough in that part of the match. We didn’t play our best in the final part of the game.
Luton picked up their first Premier League victory and increased the pressure on Everton boss Sean Dyche with a 2-1 win at Goodison Park.
Tom Lockyer and Carlton Morris put the visitors ahead by two goals in the first half, and despite Dominic Calvert-Lewin scoringLuton secured the points before the break.
Burnley and Sheffield United are still waiting for their first league wins.
Burnley lost 2-0 to Newcastle and Sheffield United lost by the same score at West Ham.
Ollie Watkins scored his second hat-trick of the season in Aston Villa’s 6-1 win over Brighton. He became the first Villa player since the great Andy Gray in 1976-77 and Brighton conceded six league goals for the first time in their history.