Wolverhampton Wanderers winger Adama Traore scored his first Premier League purpose this season to spherical off a 3-1 house win over Southampton on Saturday.
Second-half substitute Traore, who final scored a league purpose towards Brighton & Hove Albion in May, lastly broke his drought with a 91st-minute strike.
The 25-year-old, charging in from the left wing, beat his marker for tempo earlier than slotting a peaceful end throughout Southampton keeper Fraser Forster as eighth-placed Wolves moved to 31 factors from 20 matches.
Southampton had a vivid begin at Molineux however had been repeatedly denied by Wolves keeper Jose Sa, who made a number of spectacular saves. Ralph Hasenhuettl’s aspect are twelfth within the league on 24 factors after 21 matches.
Earlier, Wolves striker Raul Jimenez scored the opener within the thirty seventh minute with a coolly taken spot kick, sending keeper Forster the unsuitable manner after the hosts had been awarded a penalty for a foul on Rayan Ait-Nouri by Jan Bednarek.
It was Jimenez’s fourth purpose this season and first since scoring towards West Ham United in November.
Southampton virtually equalised three minutes later when Mohammed Salisu fired a header from point-blank vary, however keeper Sa made an excellent save.
Wolves might have had a two-goal benefit earlier than the break however Ait-Nouri might solely discover the side-netting together with his first-time shot.
They lastly doubled their lead within the 59th minute when captain Conor Coady scored his first league purpose at Molineux, nodding house a rebound after Max Kilman’s header bounced off the submit.
Southampton pulled one again within the 84th minute when James Ward-Prowse fired the ball into the highest nook with a sensational free-kick nevertheless it proved to be a mere comfort, with the south-coast membership now winless of their final six away league video games towards Wolves.