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Bradford City 1-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers

James Henry

James Henry scored one and made another as Wolves moved up to second in League One with victory at Bradford.

Raffaele De Vita fired the Bantams ahead on his full home debut after his initial header from Kyel Reid's deep delivery was blocked on the line.

But Henry's low strike levelled before the on-loan midfielder's cross was glanced in by Richard Stearman for 2-1.

Bradford pressed but sub Nahki Wells was denied by a brilliant double save by Carl Ikeme as the visitors held on.

The hosts, who looked the livelier side in the second-half, also had a penalty appeal turned down when Reid went down after rounding Ikeme, but was booked by the referee for diving.

Bradford have now gone four games without winning, while Wolves secured their fifth straight away victory to move above Peterborough - who lost 1-0 away at Colchester - into the automatic promotion places.

Line-ups

Bradford

  • 1McLaughlan
  • 2Darby
  • 3Meredith
  • 24Doyle
  • 23McArdleBooked at 90mins
  • 22BatesSubstituted forFolanat 85'minutes
  • 20De VitaSubstituted forWellsat 45'minutes
  • 18Jones
  • 11ThompsonSubstituted forYeatesat 70'minutes
  • 9Hanson
  • 7ReidBooked at 63mins

Substitutes

  • 8Kennedy
  • 12Ripley
  • 14Yeates
  • 15M Taylor
  • 16McHugh
  • 19Folan
  • 21Wells

Wolves

  • 13Ikeme
  • 5StearmanBooked at 55minsSubstituted forEbanks-Landellat 60'minutes
  • 26Golbourne
  • 8DavisBooked at 71mins
  • 6Batth
  • 18Ricketts
  • 7Henry
  • 11McDonaldBooked at 59mins
  • 9GriffithsSubstituted forSigurdarsonat 79'minutes
  • 14EvansSubstituted forDoyleat 24'minutes
  • 10Sako

Substitutes

  • 4Edwards
  • 12Forde
  • 15Sigurdarson
  • 23Ebanks-Landell
  • 25O'Hara
  • 29Doyle
  • 31McCarey
Referee:
Graham Salisbury
Attendance:
18,044

Match Stats

Home TeamBradfordAway TeamWolves
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home12
Away14
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home9
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Bradford City 1, Wolverhampton Wanderers 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bradford City 1, Wolverhampton Wanderers 2.

James Hanson (Bradford City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Danny Batth (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Booking

Rory McArdle (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Rory McArdle (Bradford City).

Scott Golbourne (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

James Hanson (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Danny Batth (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Stephen Darby.

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Gary Jones.

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Stephen Darby.

Attempt missed. James Henry (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is too high.

Gary Jones (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Attempt blocked. Nahki Wells (Bradford City) left footed shot from very close range is blocked.

Attempt saved. Nahki Wells (Bradford City) left footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Carl Ikeme.

Attempt saved. Nahki Wells (Bradford City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Caleb Folan replaces Matthew Bates.

Attempt missed. Nathan Doyle (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Kevin McDonald.

Matthew Bates (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Björn Sigurdarson (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Attempt missed. James Henry (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt blocked. Mark Yeates (Bradford City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Björn Sigurdarson replaces Leigh Griffiths.

Foul by Nathan Doyle (Bradford City).

Kevin McDonald (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Gary Jones (Bradford City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt saved. Nahki Wells (Bradford City) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Leigh Griffiths (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

Booking

David Davis (Wolverhampton Wanderers) is shown the yellow card.

Gary Jones (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David Davis (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Mark Yeates replaces Garry Thompson.

Attempt blocked. James Henry (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Rory McArdle.

Foul by Kyel Reid (Bradford City).

Ethan Ebanks-Landell (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Leyton Orient1411212235
2Wolves1310211732
3Peterborough1410221532
4Preston14752726
5Brentford14734224
6Bradford146441022
7Walsall14644322
8Swindon14626620
9Port Vale14626020
10Rotherham14554-120
11MK Dons14545319
12Crawley13544-119
13Coventry14833917
14Colchester14374-516
15Carlisle13436-1115
16Oldham13427-314
17Stevenage14428-614
18Shrewsbury14275-313
19Gillingham14338-712
20Sheff Utd14338-812
21Tranmere14338-1412
22Crewe14338-1912
23Bristol City13166-69
24Notts County132110-107
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