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Tuesday 10 April 2012

Stoke come from behind to beat Wolves

Peter Crouch header earns Potters three points to leave Wolves in trouble

Defender Robert Huth fires in Stoke's equaliser against Wolves at the Britannia Stadium

Stoke City 2-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Peter Crouch's second-half header earned Stoke City victory to leave Wolves struggling at the bottom of the Barclays Premier League.

Crouch headed in a Jermaine Pennant cross just after the hour mark to complete a fine comeback and move Stoke up to 11th in the division.

Wolves took the lead when Michael Kightly's ball into the box sailed straight into the Stoke net, but the Potters levelled when Robert Huth fired home before Crouch won it to leave Wolves six points adrift of safety.

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Key Points

  • Kightly gives Wolves the lead, Stoke's Huth equalises
  • Crouch heads home to earn the Potters three points
  • Stoke are 11th, Wolves remain bottom of League