Date: 17th December 2012 at 12:30pm
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Wolves were heading for a third game unbeaten away at Middlesbrough until a controversial penalty decision.

Wolves had probably been the better team over the first 88 minutes of the game, but were unable to find a breakthrough.

But with just two minutes of normal time remaining, Scott McDonald’s hopeful ball across the Wolves box turned the game on its head.

The ball hit Karl Henry and linesman Sebastian Stockbridge indicated handball and referee Rob Madley pointed to the spot.

Marvin Emnes converted the penalty, before McDonald scored a second injury time to wipe salt into the wounds.

The whole thing left a very bitter taste in the mouth.

‘It was a bad decision, The ball was kicked in very hard and he turned but he couldn’t get out of the way.’ Wolves gaffer StÃ¥le Solbakken told Sky Sports.

He continued: ‘For me the referee has to be 100% sure to give such a big decision and I don’t think he could have been. I think he should have over-ruled the linesman. It was a very bad one.

‘It was a big blow to us because I think we were the better team.

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