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Stoppage time penalty wins it for Fulham against Wolves 

Willian scored an injury-time goal from the penalty spot as Wolves were on the mistaken end of more video assistant referee controversy in their Premier League loss at Fulham.

Willian scored an injury-time goal from the penalty spot as Wolves were on the mistaken end of more video assistant referee controversy in their Premier League loss at Fulham.

The VAR Intervention

Referee Michael Salisbury’s decision became a turning point in a nail-biting match tied at 2-2. Initially, he waved off an incident involving Harry Wilson and Joao Gomes in the box. However, a VAR review prompted him to reconsider, leading to the match’s third penalty. Willian capitalized on this opportunity, securing his second successful spot-kick of the half.

Early Goals and Equalizers

Alex Iwobi set the pace by opening the scoring for the hosts in the seventh minute, displaying finesse by netting Antonee Robinson’s pass through Wolves’ goalkeeper Jose Sa’s legs. The visitors swiftly responded, with Matheus Cunha equalizing after 22 minutes, skillfully heading in Jean-Ricner Bellegarde’s cross.

Willian’s Decisive Strikes

Fulham regained the lead just before the hour mark as Willian confidently converted the first penalty of the game. This penalty came after Nelson Semedo’s foul on Tom Cairney at the box’s edge. Willian’s precise strikes from the spot ultimately proved decisive in a match filled with dramatic twists and turns.

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