Sport Wolves fight back to deepen Southampton misery
Arsenal 'disappointed' as FA rejects David Luiz red card appeal
The Gunners defender will now miss Saturday's game at Aston Villa through suspensionLuiz was sent off seconds before half-time at Molineux on Tuesday night following a collision with Wolves striker Willian Jose.
SOUTHAMPTON, England (Reuters) - Wolverhampton Wanderers mounted a second-half comeback to beat Southampton 2-1 on Sunday, avenging Thursday's 2-0 FA Cup loss to the Saints and inflicting their sixth league defeat in a row.
Danny Ings gave the home side the lead but a Ruben Neves penalty and a superb Pedro Neto goal gave Wolves all three points as they leapfrogged Southampton into 12th in the Premier League, dropping Ralph Hasenhuettl's side to 13th.
Southampton have won only once in their last 11 league matches and Hasenhuettl was at a loss to explain a result which condemned his club to a sixth consecutive league loss for the first time in their history.
Arteta: Top teams do not make mistakes like Arsenal do
No team could succeed with the number of mistakes Arsenal are making, their manager Mikel Arteta claims.The Gunners' seven match unbeaten run in the Premier League came to an end at Wolves in midweek when both David Luiz and Bernd Leno were sent off.
"I think we shouldn't discuss about our run. We know what happened today, it's hard to explain this defeat," Hasenhuettl told Amazon Prime.
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"Until their penalty they had no chances at goal."
Southampton took the lead when Stuart Armstrong burst down the flank and left two defenders for dead before delivering a cross to pick out Ings who emphatically volleyed home.
But Wolves were more fluid going forward in the second half and were handed a lifeline when Nelson Semedo's cross hit Ryan Bertrand's arm. Neves made no mistake in beating Alex McCarthy from the penalty spot.
Man Utd 'shouldn't be considered title contenders' - Solskjaer
Manchester United dropped two points in stoppage time at home to Everton, yet Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says they are not contenders regardless.United missed the chance to move level with rivals Manchester City at the top of the table on Saturday when they drew 3-3 at home to Everton.
Neto sealed the win with a solo goal in the 66th minute, side-stepping Jannik Vestergaard before striking the ball past McCarthy from an acute angle.
"It was a very tough game, both halves were very tough," Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo said.
"In the first half Southampton managed the game. In the second half we were on the front foot, scored two goals and then defended very well."
(Reporting by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Ed Osmond)
Thomas Tuchel questions Callum Hudson-Odoi’s attitude after Chelsea’s draw at Southampton .
The Blues boss introduced a highly-rated youngster at half-time against the Saints, before then replacing him 14 minutes from the endThe England international was introduced at the interval against the Saints, with Tammy Abraham replaced after failing to meet his manager’s expectations, but saw his number called 14 minutes from time.