Wolves beats Aston Villa 2-1 in Premier League

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Ruben Neves, background centre, scores his side's first goal of the game, during the English Premier League soccer match betw...
Wolverhampton Wanderers' Ruben Neves, center, celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game with teammates during their English Premier League ...
Aston Villa's John McGinn, centre, under pressure from Wolverhampton Wanderers' Joao Moutinho, left, and Diogo Jota during their English Premier Leagu...
Wolverhampton Wanderers' Ruben Neves, left and Joao Moutinho, right, appeal to referee Anthony Taylor, during the English Premier League soccer match ...
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo celebrates after the final whistle , during the English Premier League soccer match between Wolver...

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Ruben Neves, background centre, scores his side's first goal of the game, during the English Premier League soccer match betw...

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Ruben Neves, center, celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game with teammates during their English Premier League ...

Aston Villa's John McGinn, centre, under pressure from Wolverhampton Wanderers' Joao Moutinho, left, and Diogo Jota during their English Premier Leagu...

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Ruben Neves, left and Joao Moutinho, right, appeal to referee Anthony Taylor, during the English Premier League soccer match ...

Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo celebrates after the final whistle , during the English Premier League soccer match between Wolver...

WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Ruben Neves and Raul Jimenez gave Wolverhampton Wanderers a 2-1 win over Aston Villa, ending a month-long wait for a victory in the Premier League on Sunday.

Wolves are unbeaten in seven and just one point behind the top five, sitting in eighth place.

Villa is three points above the relegation zone and missed injured captain Jack Grealish.

The hosts found a breakthrough in the 41st minute. Tyrone Mings brought down Adama Traore on the right and Joao Moutinho squared his free kick to Neves to send in a low drive from 20 yards. It was the midfielder's first goal since August.

Wolves were rarely in danger but took until the 84th to net again. Traore broke down the right and squared for Jimenez to roll in before Trezeguet claimed Villa's stoppage time consolation.

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