A look at what's happening in European soccer on Saturday:
It's Wolverhampton's turn to figure out how to stop Erling Haaland. Manchester City and its prolific new striker visit Molineux in one of just three Premier League games.
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Wolverhampton forward Raul Jimenez hasn't recovered from a groin injury and won't be available to play against Manchester City on Saturday.
The Mexico international has been slowed by injuries this season though he was included Thursday in his national team's squad for World Cup warm-up matches this month in California.
BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Bournemouth began life without Scott Parker with a battling point as Wolverhampton's lengthy Premier League winless streak was extended by a 0-0 draw on Wednesday.
The managerless hosts, led by interim coach Gary O’Neil, produced a resolute response to a tumultuous few days which saw Parker sacked on Monday in the aftermath of a record-tying 9-0 loss at Liverpool.
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Wolverhampton added some much-needed depth and variety to its attack by signing Austria striker Saša Kalajdžić from German club Stuttgart on Wednesday.
The 25-year-old Kalajdžić stands out because of his height — he is 6-foot-7 (2 meters) — and has scored 23 goals across the last two seasons in the Bundesliga, in which he was Stuttgart’s top scorer both times.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Only a few minutes remained in a tension-filled first half at Anfield when the chant from Liverpool’s fans swept around the stadium.
“Steve Gerrard, Gerrard,” they sang with gusto, and increasing optimism.
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Ollie Watkins' late goal from the penalty spot wasn't enough for Aston Villa as Wolverhampton held on to win 2-1 and move to seventh in the English Premier League on Saturday.
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Leeds fought back from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at 10-man Wolverhampton with a last-minute winner by Luke Ayling on Friday in one of the English Premier League games of the season.
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Watford’s dwindling hopes of avoiding Premier League relegation suffered another blow with a 4-0 loss to Wolverhampton on Thursday.
The result leaves Watford with just one win from its last 16 Premier League games, with Roy Hodgson’s side three points from safety with 10 games remaining.
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Crystal Palace extended its unbeaten away run in 2022 to five games with a 2-0 win at Wolverhampton in the Premier League on Saturday.
It is the first time since June 2020 that the Eagles have claimed consecutive league wins away from Selhurst Park, having beaten Watford 4-1 in their previous road trip.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Thursday:
Wolverhampton striker Raul Jimenez makes his first return to Arsenal's Emirates Stadium since fracturing his skull there in a clash of heads in November 2020.
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Daniel Podence helped Wolverhampton’s push for European qualification by clinching a 2-1 win over Leicester in the Premier League on Sunday.
Podence received the ball 20 yards out and, as Leicester’s defense backed off, he struck into the bottom corner in the 66th minute.
LONDON (AP) — Wolverhampton took advantage of dreadful defending by Tottenham to win 2-0 in the Premier League on Sunday and strengthen its hopes of a top-four finish.
Wolves scored both their goals in the opening 18 minutes, through Raul Jimenez and Leander Dendoncker, to lay the foundations of the victory at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Adama Traore scored his first goal of the season and Wolverhampton survived a late rally to beat Southampton 3-1 in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Raul Jimenez converted a penalty in the 37th minute and captain Conor Coady headed home in the 59th before a nervy finish at Molineux Stadium.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City needed a disputed penalty to secure a 1-0 win over 10-man Wolverhampton on Saturday and ensure it stayed atop the Premier League.
City was awarded a spot kick for handball when Joao Moutinho blocked a cross from Bernardo Silva with his arm outstretched, although Wolves argued that the ball hit his armpit.
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Raul Jimenez scored the only goal as Wolverhampton ended West Ham’s winning run with a 1-0 home victory in the Premier League on Saturday.
Jimenez netted his third goal of the season in the 58th minute having been teed up by Daniel Podence, who had twice been denied by goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski earlier in the second half.
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Forward Raul Jimenez earned his first home goal in more than a year to inspire Wolves to beat Everton 2-1 in the English Premier League on Monday.
Jimenez, fit again after recovering from a life-threatening fractured skull 12 months ago, scored at Molineux for the first time since October 2020.
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Hwang Hee-chan’s two goals earned Wolverhampton a 2-1 victory over winless Newcastle in the Premier League to pile the pressure on manager Steve Bruce on Saturday.
The South Korea forward scored in the 20th and 58th minutes for Wolves’ first home goals in the Premier League this season.
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Raul Jimenez conjured a moment of magic to claim his first goal since suffering a career-threatening fractured skull and earn Wolverhampton a 1-0 Premier League victory at winless Southampton on Sunday.
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Wolves striker Raul Jimenez made a welcome return to Molineux for the first time since sustaining a fractured skull and saw teammate Romain Saiss score an 86th-minute equalizer to secure a 1-1 draw against Tottenham in the Premier League on Sunday.
LONDON (AP) — The sound of the thud from a clash of heads just added to concern.
The game was only five minutes old at the Emirates Stadium when Wolverhampton forward Raul Jimenez and Arsenal defender David Luiz collided while jumping for the ball...
One song might be heard more than any other as Wolverhampton Wanderers fans make their way to Wembley Stadium this weekend for the team's first FA Cup semifinal match in 21 years.
"Si senor," the chant goes, "pass the ball to Raul and he will score!"