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Bolton Wanderers 1-1 Leeds United

Shola Ameobi
Shola Ameobi's goal was his first in English football since May 2014

Mirco Antenucci's penalty helped Leeds earn a draw at 10-man Bolton, despite Shola Ameobi's debut goal.

Tom Adeyemi hit the post for Leeds, but Ameobi gave the Trotters the lead as he volleyed in Jose Casado's corner.

Bolton were unable to capitalise on their first-half dominance and were punished after Prince Gouano was shown red for fouling Antenucci in the box.

Antenucci fired the penalty beyond Ben Amos, but the hosts held on to deny Steve Evans a first win as Leeds boss.

The result means Bolton remain rooted to the bottom of the Championship table, having now failed to win in seven games.

The Trotters dominated in the opening stages, but almost fell behind as Adeyemi fired Luke Murphy's corner against the woodwork.

Liam Feeney shot narrowly wide for the hosts, who took a well-deserved lead when an unmarked Ameobi powered a volley beyond Marco Silvestri.

Feeney missed a chance to double the lead when he shot straight at Silvestri after being played through by Ameobi, while Leeds striker Chris Wood drew a good save from Ben Amos just before the break.

Leeds created the better of the chances early in the second half, with Adeyemi unlucky not to equalise when his 20-yard effort was turned onto the post.

United's pressure finally told when Prince tripped Antenucci to stop a quick break, and the Italian sent Amos the wrong way for his first goal in seven games.

But the visitors struggled to test Amos after Prince's sending off, as Leeds' winless run was extended to five games.

Line-ups

Bolton

  • 1Amos
  • 15Derik
  • 2GouanoBooked at 71mins
  • 31Wheater
  • 20Casado
  • 6Vela
  • 18DannsSubstituted forDerviteat 79'minutes
  • 21Pratley
  • 16DaviesSubstituted forDobbieat 45'minutes
  • 7Feeney
  • 14MadineSubstituted forAmeobiat 12'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Dervite
  • 12Clayton
  • 13Rachubka
  • 23Dobbie
  • 26Ameobi
  • 27Twardzik
  • 42Walker

Leeds

  • 1Silvestri
  • 2ByramBooked at 38mins
  • 3Bamba
  • 6Cooper
  • 28Berardi
  • 15DallasSubstituted forBuckleyat 74'minutes
  • 8MurphySubstituted forMowattat 45'minutes
  • 24Adeyemi
  • 23L CookSubstituted forPhillipsat 87'minutes
  • 7Antenucci
  • 9Wood

Substitutes

  • 4Wootton
  • 5Bellusci
  • 10Mowatt
  • 11Doukara
  • 25Buckley
  • 27Phillips
  • 30Horton
Referee:
Simon Hooper
Attendance:
18,178

Match Stats

Home TeamBoltonAway TeamLeeds
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home8
Away12
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away7
Fouls
Home15
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Bolton Wanderers 1, Leeds United 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Bolton Wanderers 1, Leeds United 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Alex Mowatt (Leeds United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  4. Post update

    Tom Adeyemi (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Darren Pratley (Bolton Wanderers).

  6. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Tom Adeyemi (Leeds United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Leeds United. Kalvin Phillips replaces Lewis Cook.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Tom Adeyemi (Leeds United).

  9. Post update

    Shola Ameobi (Bolton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Offside, Leeds United. Tom Adeyemi tries a through ball, but Mirco Antenucci is caught offside.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Chris Wood (Leeds United).

  12. Post update

    Dorian Dervite (Bolton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Bolton Wanderers. Dorian Dervite replaces Neil Danns.

  14. Post update

    Offside, Leeds United. Sol Bamba tries a through ball, but William Buckley is caught offside.

  15. Post update

    Hand ball by William Buckley (Leeds United).

  16. Post update

    William Buckley (Leeds United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Casado (Bolton Wanderers).

  18. Post update

    Liam Cooper (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Shola Ameobi (Bolton Wanderers).

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Liam Feeney (Bolton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right following a corner.