(Video) Emi Martinez makes superb save against Wolves but gets kicked in the head of his troubles

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Aston Villa goalkeeper Emi Martinez has come to his side’s rescue early on in the Midlands derby against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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Arguably it is Nuno Espírito Santo’s side who have started the hotly contested affair better and will consider themselves unlucky not to already be 1-0 up.

Just shy of the 15-minute mark, attacker Pedro Neto broke free and placed a nicely timed ball into the box which forced Villa keeper Martinez to come scrambling off his line.

The former Arsenal back-up keeper made a great last ditch save against Daniel Podence, but did take a nasty whack to the back of the head for his trouble.

Pictures courtesy of BT Sport

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