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Wolves teenager Pedro Neto missed open purpose in Europa League defeat to Espanyol however fortunately doesn’t price his facet a spot in last-16


Pedro Neto had a second to overlook late on in Wolves’ Europa League second leg defeat in Espanyol on Thursday.

With the match tied at 2-2, Neto was by on purpose and had rounded the goalkeeper. All of the 19-year-old needed to do was roll the ball into the empty internet to seize and straightforward purpose.

Pedro Neto missed an open purpose for Wolves
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The winger one way or the other managed to overlook the goal and was suitably embarrassed as he lifted his shirt to cowl his face.

Fortuitously for the Wolves man the surprising miss didn’t stop his facet from progressing to the last-16 – regardless that Espanyol went on to win the sport.

The hosts, who have been trailing 4-Zero from the primary leg, opened the scoring within the 16th minute by former West Ham striker Jonathan Calleri to provide them hope of staging a mammoth comeback.

Espanyol’s hopes have been all-but killed off when Adama Traore levelled for Wolves six minutes later.

The Spanish facet regained the lead from the penalty spot within the 57th minute with Calleri coolly slotting dwelling his second purpose.

Wolves equalised as soon as once more with 11 minutes remaining to successfully seal their place within the Europa League final 16 when Matt Doherty tapped in on the far submit.


Neto then missed the open purpose that might have given Nuno Espirito Santo’s facet the win at that stage.

The Brazilian can be made to pay for his miss because the hosts took the lead for a 3rd time in stoppage time, with Calleri finishing his hat-trick to make it 3-2 on the evening – and 6-Three on combination in favour of the guests.






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