Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 Bolton Wanderers
Mick McCarthy saw his
Goals from Jody Craddock and Nenad Milijas put them in the driving seat at Molineux.
But when substitute Johan Elmander hit back with 12 minutes remaining, it set up a tense finish.
They got off to the best possible start by making the breakthrough in the third minute.
Andy O’Brien was hauled back after a challenge on Kevin Doyle and Milijas swung in the free-kick.
Christophe Berra flicked the ball on and Craddock swept it home from close range for his fourth goal of the season.
Stearman thought he had done enough to score but Ricardo Gardner cleared off the line to prevent
Play switched back down the other end and Gary Cahill just failed to get a proper connection after Lee Chung-Yong had delivered the corner.
They forced another corner in the 37th minute but Gretar Steinsson saw his effort go wide of the post after Lee’s delivery from the left.
Matt Taylor then thumped in a 30-yard free-kick five minutes later, only for Hahnemann to take the sting out of his effort with a degree of comfort.
Then Milijas was set up by Doyle but he got a poor touch and skied a shot over the bar.
Klasnic then worked an opening for himself in the 58th minute but failed to test Hahnemann, sending his effort nearer to the corner flag than the goal.
But the home side responded and extended their lead in the 63rd minute with a marvellous goal from Milijas.
It was a stunning strike and
They hit back and Tamir Cohen homed in on goal five minutes later but Ward made a crucial block. Then Hahnemann reacted superbly to parry Taylor’s close-range effort.
Four minutes later
The Swedish striker was set up by Klasnic following a corner from Taylor and beat the goalkeeper from close range.
Klasnic should have pulled the sides level in the 81st minute but Hahnemann made a comfortable save and