Thankfully Newcastle emerged after a 1-1 first half intact without having to make a third substitution through injury.
It didn’t take long for Wolves to almost grab the lead in the 47th minute. Adama Traore skipped past Jetro Willems like he wasn’t there and lobbed the ball into the box. Thankfully Matty Longstaff was there to clear the ball off the line on a Matt Doherty shot.
Newcastle settled down and enjoyed a rare spell of possession. However, they did far too little to threaten Rui Patricio. Both teams seemed to just cancel each other out and failed to create any clear chances.
At about the 70-minute mark, Wolves started to apply some pressure forcing Newcastle to continually punt the ball away. The game also grew very scrappy with a lot of strong tackles.
Neto almost grabbed the lead for the hosts, but again Martin Dubravka made a world-class save on a point-blank header. Dubravka and Almiron put in heroic performances this afternoon.
Steve Bruce made his final change in the 78th minute bringing Andy Carroll on for Joelinton. Carroll added some physically to an already combative affair.
Newcastle’s defense remained stout, and we were able to hold out for a well-deserved point. This was a resolute display from the lads this afternoon.