# Wolves Denied Victory by Controversial Penalty Decision in 1-1 Draw at Luton
Wolves manager Gary O’Neil was left frustrated after his side were denied a win by a controversial penalty decision in their 1-1 draw at Luton in the Premier League. The penalty was awarded after a handball from Wolves defender Conor Coady, but O’Neil felt the decision was harsh.
The game had been a tight affair, with both sides creating chances but neither able to break the deadlock until the penalty decision in the second half. Luton’s James Collins stepped up to take the spot kick and made no mistake, giving his side the lead.
Wolves responded well and equalised shortly afterwards through a header from Raul Jimenez. The Mexican striker had been a constant threat throughout the game and his goal was just reward for his efforts.
Despite having chances to win the game, Wolves were unable to find a winner and had to settle for a point. O’Neil was left disappointed with the result, but praised his side for their performance.
“I thought we were excellent today,” said O’Neil. “We created chances and defended well, so it’s a shame that we couldn’t get the win. The penalty decision was harsh, but that’s football and we have to accept it.”
The draw means Wolves remain unbeaten in the Premier League this season, with two wins and two draws from their opening four games. They will be looking to build on this good start when they face Crystal Palace at Molineux next weekend.
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