Diego Costa forced to hold back sub Matheus Nunes as Wolves star goes mad on touchline at ref during Leeds loss

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UNUSED substitute Matheus Nunes was despatched off deep into damage time for Wolves – flying into a rage that noticed Diego Costa play peacemaker.

The ex-Chelsea striker was spotted holding again the incensed Portugal worldwide within the dying moments of Wolves’ 4-2 home defeat to Leeds United.

Diego Costa plays peacemaker by holding Matheus Nunes again[/caption]
Nunes is given his marching orders by referee Michael Salisbury[/caption]

Nunes, 24, was outraged with the officials for allowing Rodrigo’s late objective.

He was proven a purple card by Michael Salisbury in astonishing scenes at Molineux.

The game itself was the whole lot a relegation six-pointer ought to be.

Six objectives, a disallowed Wolves strike, two red cards for the home workforce, in addition to a 40-yard strike from Jonny.

The Whites raced into a three aim lead, as Jack Harrison, Luke Ayling, and Rasmus Kristensen gave the visitors the advantage.

Jonny’s unimaginable strike gave the hosts hope, whereas Matheus Cunha decreased the deficit to only one.

However tempers began to flare in the 84th minute, when Jonny was proven a pink card for a studs up problem that left Ayling writhing in agony.

Initially, Salisbury gave the Spaniard a yellow however was suggested by VAR David Coote to take a second squint on the display and once he did, reached for his pink card to send Jonny packing.


It acquired heated again within the 97th minute as Leeds added a fourth.

Rodrigo scored seven minutes into stoppage time to beat Sa but Wolves have been furious claiming Adama Traore had been tugged down within the build up.

But again it went to VAR and but once more Wolves lost the decision to the fury of Nunes who was pink carded for his protests from the sidelines.