Raul Jimenez: Wolves striker scores first goal since comeback from fractured skull

Last update on.From section Premier LeagueRaul Jimenez scored 33 goals in 66 matches for Wolves since he joined from Benfica, 2018Raul Jimenez scored his debut goal since breaking his skull in November's Wolves 1-1 friendly draw at Stoke.After injuring his head in an Arsenal collision, the Mexico striker has missed the remainder of the season. However, he is now able to go back to practice with a protective headband.Danny Batth's opening shot was cancelled by his close-range finish in 30 minutes.Conor Coady, England's defender, played all 90 minutes in his first appearance since Euro 2020.Ruben Neves (midfielder), who was linked to a move from Molineux this Summer, played during the first period.Willy Boly, the Defender of Leicester has been out for several weeks due to a hamstring injury. He will not be available for the Premier League's opening game at Leicester on 14 Aug.Brentford chose not to kneelThe Brentford players decided not to join West Ham counterparts by taking the knee prior to their friendly match at Brentford Community Stadium.In February, the Bees decided to end their anti-racism gesture. However, they stated that they will continue to fight prejudice in other ways. Queens Park Rangers, Middlesbrough and other Championship clubs also stopped making the anti-racism gesture last season.Since the June 2020 restart, all Premier League clubs have taken the knee prior to games.Brentford, who were promoted last season from the Championship, would be the first club in top flight to not do this if they choose to forgo the gesture during their season opener at home against Arsenal, 13 August.The Hammers won with a stunning 30-yard strike by Said Benrahama, a former Brentford forward.Burnley and Villa winAfter six minutes, Academy winger Jaden Philipogene-Bidace had put Aston Villa ahead at Bristol City.Ashley Barnes and Dwight McNeil were also on target as Burnley won 2-1 against League Two side Tranmere. Goals from Jaden Philogene Bidace, EzriKonsa, and Ollie Watkins gave Aston Villa a 3-0 win at Championship team Bristol City.Mateusz Klich and Patrick Bamford were both on target for Leeds. Marcelo Bielsa's team lost 3-2 at Loughborough University Stadium to Real Betis, a Spanish side.Kelechi Iheanacho won an 89th minute penalty to help Leicester fight back from 2-0 down and 3-2 down to draw 3-3 at Championship side QPR. Patson Daka, a summer signing, was also among the scorers.Reading was defeated 3-1 by Crystal Palace, despite Cheikhou Kouyate being sent off after only 30 minutes. Patrick Vieira's side won thanks to Jean-Philippe Mateta’s penalty and the late goals of Jordan Ayew (and Scott Banks).Nathan Tella and Nathan Redmond scored for Southampton's 3-1 win over Swansea. New signing Enock Mawepu scored as Brighton defeated Luton 3-1 at Kenilworth Road.Following the removal of restrictions on government coronavirus, fans were permitted to attend friendly matches. The new season will begin in front of capacity crowds for first time since March 2020.