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LIVE: BOLTON V SPURS

Posted on 8 November 2005  - 12:00

TEAM NEWS Martin Jol makes one change at the Reebok with Edgar Davids back from suspension and in for Aaron Lennon, who has a slight hamstring problem. Michael Brown is back on the bench.

TEAM NEWS Martin Jol makes one change at the Reebok with Edgar Davids back from suspension and in for Aaron Lennon, who has a slight hamstring problem. Michael Brown is back on the bench.

1min: Long throw half-cleared, Diouf worked a yard against Stalteri and crossed dangerously, Dawson there to head away.

8mins: Bolton pressure ended with Faye collecting ball 30 yards out, tried his luck, dragged it well wide.

9mins: Diouf bundled his way past Lee and Davids, right byline, low cross taken easily by Robinson at near post.

9mins: Our first effort, Defoe flick to Jenas, drilled shot wide from 25 yards.

19mins: Robinson did enough to clear free-kick from left, Davids beat Diouf to loose ball, found Tainio who released Defoe on goal - unfortunately ruled offside. Replays showed he wasn't.

25mins: Free-kick released Lee down left, tricked past O'Brien and fizzed in cross that was half-cleared to Carrick, Faye flew himself at ball to make block.

32mins: GOAL. Diouf and Davies kept move alive on edge of box, Davies rolled ball back for Nolan to smash into top corner from 30 yards. Goal a bolt out of the blue in what has been a poor game.
Bolton 1, Spurs 0

33mins: GOAL DISALLOWED. Second poor decision of night as Defoe latched onto Tainio's shot and poked home. Flag went up, replays again showed he was onside.

35mins: CHANCE. Lee found himself with clear sight of goal, 15 yards out, slightly off balance, completely missed kick.

40mins: WOODWORK. From throw, Davies fed inside to Diouf, clever flick to supporting Nolan who placed shot across Robinson, hit foot of post and bounced to safety.

Half-time: Bolton 1, Spurs 0

49mins: King important block to deny Speed on edge of box.

50mins: Davids charged in to block from Speed again after clearance from Stelios' cross.

53mins: Davids run and cross from left nodded into the air by Gardner, Defoe onto it, tight angle, volleyed high and wide.

55mins: Lightning break from Bolton attack, Defoe released overlapping Stalteri, Gardner there to block cross.

56mins: Carrick left Diouf and Stelios for dead on right touchline, cut into box, shot blocked by Faye.

58mins: First bit of magic from Mido, beat Gardner and O'Brien, Ben Haim there to block.

59mins: SUB. Nakata for Stelios.

61mins: SUB. Keane for Lee.

65mins: Speed lashed shot well wide.

69mins: Defoe onto ball down right, laid back to Jenas, early cross missed by Keane but went through to Tainio who hit high and wide.

71mins: YELLOW. Dawson for foul on Diouf.

73mins: Defoe snap shot from 30 yards on target but no problems for Jaaskelainen.

74mins: Borgetti did well to turn and shoot 16 yards out, Robinson saved well low to his right.

LINE-UPS
Bolton: Jaaskelainen, Nolan, Speed, Stelios (Nakata, 59), Gardner, Davies (Borgetti, 49), Jaidi, Diouf, O'Brien, Faye, Haim. Subs: Walker, N'Gotty, Okocha.

Spurs: Robinson, Stalteri, Lee (Keane, 61), Dawson, King, Tainio, Jenas, Carrick, Davids, Mido, Defoe. Subs: Cerny, Kelly, Brown, Reid.

REFEREE/ASSISTANTS
Mr H Webb. Mr A Garratt/Mr M Warren. Fourth official: Mr A Marriner.

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