EFL Cup - First Round
WolvesWolverhampton Wanderers1YeovilYeovil Town0

Wolves 1-0 Yeovil Town

Wolves v Yeovil
Nouha Dicko's (left) header settled the first competitive meeting between Wolves and Yeovil

Nouha Dicko scored the only goal as Wolves reached the second round of the EFL Cup with victory over Yeovil Town.

The Glovers were thrashed 8-2 in their League Two opener at Luton on Saturday but frustrated their Championship opponents in a game of few chances.

Dicko fired narrowly over the angle of post and bar before heading in Jordan Graham's corner to put Wolves ahead.

Sam Surridge had Yeovil's best chance but shot wide from 15 yards when the game was still goalless.

Wolves made nine changes from the side that beat Middlesbrough 1-0 on Saturday but struggled to test Yeovil keeper Artur Krysiak, with Willie Boly's off-target header the closest they came in the first half.

Meanwhile, Yeovil have released 30-year-old defender Stephane Zubar, who did not make a competitive appearance for the club after joining on non-contract terms in June.

Line-ups

Wolves

  • 31Norris
  • 5Bennett
  • 6Batth
  • 15Boly
  • 19Price
  • 11Graham
  • 4EdwardsSubstituted forEnobakhareat 69'minutes
  • 20RonanSubstituted forSaissat 81'minutes
  • 29Vinagre
  • 33BonatiniSubstituted forJotaat 69'minutes
  • 9Dicko

Substitutes

  • 2Doherty
  • 13Burgoyne
  • 16Coady
  • 18Jota
  • 25Miranda
  • 26Enobakhare
  • 27Saiss

Yeovil

  • 1Krysiak
  • 17Sowunmi
  • 23James
  • 3Smith
  • 2Alfei
  • 16Bailey
  • 8SmithSubstituted forGrayat 81'minutes
  • 11Dickson
  • 9Browne
  • 13ZokoSubstituted forSurridgeat 55'minutes
  • 7KhanSubstituted forOlomolaat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Mugabi
  • 6Davies
  • 10Gray
  • 12Maddison
  • 14Surridge
  • 24Olomola
  • 30Santos
Referee:
Robert Lewis
Attendance:
9,478

Match Stats

Home TeamWolvesAway TeamYeovil
Possession
Home81%
Away19%
Shots
Home16
Away2
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home10
Away2
Fouls
Home6
Away17

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Wolverhampton Wanderers 1, Yeovil Town 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Wolverhampton Wanderers 1, Yeovil Town 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Diogo Jota (Wolverhampton Wanderers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by Romain Saiss.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Diogo Jota (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

  5. Post update

    Tom James (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Nouha Dicko (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Ryan Dickson (Yeovil Town).

  8. Post update

    Offside, Yeovil Town. Tom James tries a through ball, but Olufela Olomola is caught offside.

  9. Post update

    Offside, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Romain Saiss tries a through ball, but Nouha Dicko is caught offside.

  10. Post update

    Bright Enobakhare (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Jake Gray (Yeovil Town).

  12. Post update

    Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by James Bailey.

  13. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Diogo Jota (Wolverhampton Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Nouha Dicko.

  14. Post update

    Willy Boly (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Rhys Browne (Yeovil Town).

  16. Post update

    Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Artur Krysiak.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Nouha Dicko (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Rúben Vinagre.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Yeovil Town. Jake Gray replaces Connor Smith.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Romain Saiss replaces Connor Ronan.

  20. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Bright Enobakhare (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

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