August 25, 2018 / 1:30 PM / in 2 months

Soccer-Champions Man City fight back for 1-1 draw at bold Wolves

* Man City fought back for a 1-1 draw at Wolves

* Willy Boly scored a controversial 57th-minute opener

* The champions equalised with Aymeric Laporte’s header

* Aguero hit the bar from a free kick in the dying seconds

* Aguero and Sterling hit the post for City in first half

* Wolves at West Ham next, Man City host Newcastle

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 1 MANCHESTER CITY 1

Aug 25 (Reuters) - Manchester City had to battle back from behind to earn a 1-1 draw against Premier League newcomers Wolverhampton Wanderers who gave the champions a real test at Molineux on Saturday.

Last season’s Championship winners showed no inferiority complex as defender Willy Boly put them ahead with a controversial 57th-minute diving header which TV replays showed may have been offside and actually went in off his arm.

City, who had largely controlled proceedings but were vulnerable to Wolves’ bold counter-attacks, equalised with Aymeric Laporte’s first goal for the club, a header from Ilkay Gundogan’s free kick.

City, who have seven points from three games, hit the post twice in the first half, through Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling, soon after Raul Jimenez’s strike for Wolves was ruled out for offside, and Aguero hit the bar from a free kick in the dying seconds. (Reporting by Ian Chadband, editing by Ed Osmond)

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