Coach Hulen Lopetegui is scheduled to be investigated by the English Football Association (FA).
Wolverhampton lost to Nottingham Forest in the quarterfinals of the English Football League Cup (EFL Cup) in the 2022-23 season held at the City Ground in Nottingham, England on the 12th at 4:45 am (Korean time) (1-1, PK 3-4) did. As a result, Wolverhampton was eliminated in the quarterfinals and failed to advance to the semifinals of the tournament.
From the beginning of the game, Nottingham were driven. Wolverhampton focused on preventing Nottingham’s attack. There were several counter-attacking opportunities, but they were not effective. Nottingham, who played with the initiative, eventually conceded a goal in the middle of the first half. In the 18th minute of the first half, the defense failed to properly handle the ball from a corner kick, and Willy Boley, 바카라사이트. who was in the box, pushed it in and scored the opening goal.
Wolverhampton made a change to a replacement card in the second half. In the 14th minute of the second half, Daniel Podens and Matheus Cunha were put in, and this replacement was a hit. In the 19th minute of the second half, Cunha received the ball in the box and sent a pass to the goal, which Raul Jimenez connected with a shot and shook the net. The match went to a penalty shoot-out with no winner.
In the penalty shootout, Nottingham’s Dean Henderson’s save saved tears. The first kicker Rubin Neves and the last kicker Joe Hodge’s shots were blocked by Henderson’s save, and Wolverhampton eventually lost to Nottingham in a penalty shootout.
After the match, it was reported that a fight broke out between the two teams. After Morgan Gibbs-White, who transferred from Wolverhampton to Nottingham, succeeded in scoring in the shootout, he provoked the Wolverhampton crowd by making a deafening gesture, and after the game was over, a war of nerves broke out between the players of both teams near the center circle. . The possibility that Lopetegui also participated in this and clashed with Gibbs-White was raised.
The British ‘Telegraph’ said, “Lopetegui is facing an investigation by the FA after he is known to have created a violent scene after Gibbs-White and Wolverhampton players lost against Nottingham. It is known, and FA officials are reviewing the video. Wolves believe there was no physical contact.”
Also, the media expected that both Wolverhampton and Nottingham would be prosecuted for failing to control their players separately.