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Andrew Aloia and Rob Stevens

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  1. Another derby tomorrow

    Derby v Nottingham Forest (Sunday, 13:15 BST)

    I'm sorry to report that, in terms of today's EFL action, that is all from us.

    If you enjoyed our updates this afternoon and the derby match between Wolves and Aston Villa has left you wanting more, then have no fear.

    There is another big one tomorrow, when Derby County host Nottingham Forest.

    Our live text coverage of that one starts at 13:00 BST.

    Until then, goodbye.

  2. Missed anything from today's EFL action?

    Why not catch up by reading this handy feature by Adam Williams?

    Ref concussed while Trotters finally win

    Robert Lewis is left concussed in a collision while refereeing Charlton v Doncaster

    An injured referee and Bolton finally taking three points are among five things you may have missed in the EFL.

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    FT: Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

    Mel Eves

    Former Wolves forward on BBC WM

    That was thoroughly deserved. This is a game we were all really anticipating. It promised to be a mouthwatering prospect for both teams

    For Villa, off the back of four wins, this was a massive test for them as well as Wolves.

    They will be disappointed, but I can guarantee Villa fans that this is the best 90 minutes from Wolves all season. Overall they have been very convincing.

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    FT: Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

    Wolves fully deserved that win, having dominated much of the game, as you can see from the match statistics below.

    Manager Nuno Espirito Santo has got the hosts playing some brilliant football, and the former Valencia and Porto boss has guided the club to the top of the table, two points clear of second-placed Cardiff.

    Wolves Villa
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    FT: Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

    Quote Message: We've had some great nights here in the past and at the moment everybody is with us. The boys have been outstanding and hopefully that can continue. It is not about making a statement - it is about improving all the time. At the moment we are doing that, but it is about taking one game at the time from Conor Coady Wolves defender on Sky Sports
    Conor CoadyWolves defender on Sky Sports
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    FT: Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

    Goals from Diogo Jota and Leo Bonatini give Wolves a deserved victory in this West Midlands derby.

    The hosts dominated for pretty much the whole game and Villa see their four-match winning streak come to an end.


    Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

    Wolves celebrate

    Two goals, three points, top of the Championship table.

    Wolves are flying.

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    Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

    One final scare for Wolves, as Josh Onomah flicks a corner wide of goal.

    That should just about be that.

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    Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

    Robert Snodgrass swings in another cross, but Wolves keeper John Ruddy gathers it brilliantly under pressure.

    Straight up the other end, Ben Marshall tests Sam Johnstone with a low shot.

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    Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

    There will be three minutes of added time at Molineux.

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    Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

    Callum O'Hare wins a free-kick wide on the right after a foul from Roderick Miranda

    That provides another chance for Villa to swing the ball into the box, but it is headed firmly away by a Wolves defender.

  12. Relief for Bolton boss Parkinson

    FT: Bolton 2-1 Sheffield Wednesday

    Phil Parkinson

    Bolton Wanderers manager Phil Parkinson told BBC Radio Manchester:

    "As the clock was ticking, I was just staring at the referee thinking 'come on, blow that whistle'.

    "I was just so pleased when he did. I'm relieved for myself because it has been tough and pleased for everybody, it was a great win for us. Sheffield Wednesday are one of the fancied teams, and you expect them to be up there with the array of talent they have got.

    "We have shown today, as we have in other games, that we can create chances. We have done that again today, the difference is that a couple have ended up in the back of the net."

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    Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

    James Chester heads a corner wide for Villa. The visitors have left it late to get back into the game.

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    Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

    Wolves have more defending to do as Callum O'Hare, on for Jonathan Kodjia, and Robert Snodgrass look for a way through the gold shirts in front of them.

    The hosts stand firm and counter, before Ben Marshall sends a shot over the bar.

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    Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

    Mel Eves

    Former Wolves forward on BBC WM

    It is a belief now that Wolves have a real chance to carry on this form and stay at the top of this league.

    They have set a marker down; Villa were a big, big game for them today.

    Wolves have really shown their class and have shown Villa that they are just a little short at the moment.

    Leo Bonatini
  16. Villa hit the bar

    Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

    Robert Snodgrass decides to take the free-kick himself from about 20 yards out.

    The Scot brilliantly clips it over the wall, only to see his effort come back off the top of the crossbar.

    Villa are still looking for a way back into the game.

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    Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

    A chance for Villa as Barry Douglas trips Robert Snodgrass on the edge of the area.

    Can they make anything from the free-kick?


    Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

    Alfred N'Diaye replaces Ruben Neves for the hosts.

    The Portuguese midfielder has had a good game, giving Villa a passing masterclass.

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    Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

    Phil Maiden

    BBC Sport at Molineux

    Wolves fans are now certainly making the most of having the bragging rights as the volume is turned up to 11 inside Molineux.

    Not only are their team beating one of their biggest rivals, they can also brag about being top of the league.

    Diogo Jota

    Wolves 2-0 Aston Villa

    Incredible double save by Villa keeper Sam Johnstone.

    The oles are out from the Wolves fans and a passing move culminates with Diego Jota's header being stopped on the line by the keeper.

    The ball falls to Leo Bonatini five yards out and he pokes the ball goalwards. Somehow it is straight into the body of Johnstone and he blocks it.

    Villa clear the danger.