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Wolves beat Man City to win Premier League Asia Trophy

Wolves beat champions Manchester City to win the pre-season Premier League Asia Trophy following a bizarre penalty shootout in China.

Four of the first five penalties were saved or missed before keeper Rui Patricio denied City's Lukas Nmecha to give Wolves a 3-2 shootout victory.

The game was level at 0-0 following 90 minutes of an intriguing match in which City dominated possession.

City's Raheem Sterling had also missed a penalty in the first half.

The England winger had two other decent chances to score - Kevin de Bruyne's wonderful curling cross was inches away from being poked in at the back post by Sterling before the 24-year-old scuffed a shot in the box.

Wolves boss Nuno remarked, “Once we settled down, that moment gave us hope that we can stay in the game, then in the second-half we were better.

“We had a couple of chances, the game was more balanced and to win I'm happy, but the main objective was to play well and travel back home healthy, so we are happy."

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