League One
Gillingham1Wolves0

Gillingham 1-0 Wolves

Cody McDonald's injury-time goal helped Gillingham beat Wolves in League One.

In a first half of few clear-cut chances Wolves went close when Kevin McDonald's half volley was straight at Stuart Nelson.

After the break, Cody McDonald's low shot produced a great save from Aaron McCarey as the hosts began to impress.

Danny Kedwell's shot hit the right-hand post as Gillingham pushed for a winner and it arrived when McDonald pounced from close range.

Wolves, who would have gone top with a win, remain second, while Gillingham are now five points clear of the relegation zone.

Before the game, Wolves revealed that goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey refused to play. The 26-year-old Wales international has been linked with a January move away from Molineux.

Line-ups

Gillingham

  • 1Nelson
  • 23Harriman
  • 3J Martin
  • 12Gregory
  • 6Legge
  • 26Barrett
  • 31Hessenthaler
  • 18LeeSubstituted forDackat 51'minutes
  • 10McDonald
  • 9Kedwell
  • 27FaganSubstituted forAkinfenwaat 65'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Linganzi
  • 5Davies
  • 8Akinfenwa
  • 15Dack
  • 21Howard
  • 24Marriott
  • 28Daniels

Wolves

  • 31McCarey
  • 18Ricketts
  • 26Golbourne
  • 11McDonald
  • 6Batth
  • 3Elokobi
  • 7HenrySubstituted forGriffithsat 62'minutes
  • 4Edwards
  • 10Sako
  • 29DoyleSubstituted forCassidyat 75'minutes
  • 27Jacobs

Substitutes

  • 8Davis
  • 9Griffiths
  • 14Evans
  • 16Cassidy
  • 24Ihiekwe
  • 32Foley
  • 41Flatt
Referee:
Mark Brown
Attendance:
7,758

Match Stats

Home TeamGillinghamAway TeamWolves
Possession
Home35%
Away65%
Shots
Home8
Away18
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home2
Away10
Fouls
Home10
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Gillingham 1, Wolverhampton Wanderers 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Gillingham 1, Wolverhampton Wanderers 0.

Goal!

Goal! Gillingham 1, Wolverhampton Wanderers 0. Cody McDonald (Gillingham) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner following a corner.
Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Scott Golbourne.
Danny Batth (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa (Gillingham).
Offside, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Michael Jacobs tries a through ball, but Leigh Griffiths is caught offside.
Offside, Gillingham. Leon Legge tries a through ball, but Adebayo Akinfenwa is caught offside.
Foul by Jake Cassidy (Wolverhampton Wanderers).
Bradley Dack (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Leigh Griffiths (Wolverhampton Wanderers).
Joe Martin (Gillingham) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers).
Cody McDonald (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Jake Hessenthaler.
Danny Kedwell (Gillingham) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the right side of the box. Assisted by Adebayo Akinfenwa.
Kevin McDonald (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa (Gillingham).
Attempt missed. Jake Cassidy (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.
Attempt saved. Michael Jacobs (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Scott Golbourne.

Substitution

Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Jake Cassidy replaces Kevin Doyle.
Attempt missed. Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Leigh Griffiths.
George Elokobi (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa (Gillingham).
Attempt blocked. Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.
Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Joe Martin.

Substitution

Substitution, Gillingham. Adebayo Akinfenwa replaces Craig Fagan.

Substitution

Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Leigh Griffiths replaces James Henry.
Foul by Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers).
Michael Harriman (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt saved. James Henry (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Kevin Doyle.
Foul by Danny Batth (Wolverhampton Wanderers).
Adam Barrett (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Kevin McDonald (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Jake Hessenthaler (Gillingham).
Hand ball by James Henry (Wolverhampton Wanderers).
Kevin McDonald (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Joe Martin (Gillingham).
Attempt saved. Cody McDonald (Gillingham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Bradley Dack.
Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Michael Harriman.
Attempt blocked. Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Gillingham. Bradley Dack replaces Charlie Lee because of an injury.
Attempt missed. Michael Jacobs (Wolverhampton Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Sam Ricketts.
Attempt missed. Danny Kedwell (Gillingham) left footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Stuart Nelson.
Attempt missed. Charlie Lee (Gillingham) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Danny Kedwell.

Second Half

Second Half begins Gillingham 0, Wolverhampton Wanderers 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Gillingham 0, Wolverhampton Wanderers 0.
Attempt saved. Cody McDonald (Gillingham) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Michael Harriman with a cross.
Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Joe Martin.
Foul by Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers).
Cody McDonald (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Adam Barrett.
Bakary Sako (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Joe Martin (Gillingham).
Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Leon Legge.
Offside, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Michael Jacobs tries a through ball, but David Edwards is caught offside.
Attempt saved. Michael Jacobs (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Offside, Gillingham. Cody McDonald tries a through ball, but Leon Legge is caught offside.
Attempt missed. Cody McDonald (Gillingham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Steven Gregory with a cross.
Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by George Elokobi.
Attempt saved. Kevin McDonald (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Kevin Doyle.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Brentford2416441952
2Wolves2514742049
3Leyton Orient2314632548
4Preston2413831147
5Peterborough241239639
6Rotherham241086638
7Walsall241077537
8Port Vale2411310-136
9Swindon231049934
10Coventry2412661032
11MK Dons23959432
12Bradford247107631
13Crawley23788-529
14Gillingham258512-929
15Colchester246108-428
16Carlisle247611-1327
17Shrewsbury246810-326
18Sheff Utd246711-825
19Oldham236611-624
20Tranmere246612-1624
21Crewe246612-2524
22Bristol City234109-322
23Notts County256316-821
24Stevenage235414-2019
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