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Bolton Wanderers 0-2 Huddersfield Town

Mustapha Carayol
Huddersfield midfielder Mustapha Carayol scored his third goal of the season

Huddersfield Town eased their way to a comfortable victory over struggling Bolton Wanderers thanks to goals from Joe Lolley and Mustapha Carayol.

The hosts almost scored the opening goal of the match when midfielder Liam Feeney hit the post from 20 yards out.

Lolley gave the Terriers the lead when he volleyed home after Bolton keeper Ben Amos saved his first effort.

Huddersfield wrapped up three points when Bolton were unable to clear their lines and Carayol tapped home.

The win means Huddersfield moved up a place to 18th in the Championship whereas Bolton remain rooted to the bottom of the table.

Bolton, who had ended a run of 17 games without a win by beating Blackburn on Monday, had the first chance to break the deadlock early on when Feeney hit the post.

Huddersfield had calls for a penalty turned down when Nahki Wells was brought down by Prince-Desir Gouano, after Lolley had played him through on goal.

After the break, Amos pulled off a terrific one-handed save to deny Wells' close-range drive after he was set up by Jamie Paterson.

On an afternoon of few chances for Bolton, it was the visitors who broke the deadlock when Lolley volleyed home from long range for his third goal of the season.

Carayol ensured victory for Huddersfield when he calmly fired home on the rebound after Amos initially saved Wells' close-range shot.

Huddersfield boss David Wagner:

"I think the fans are in euphoria because seven points in this busy period was good. If you are euphoric then sometimes you say something you normally don't say.

"All in all we did a very good job in this period. We scored in each game and we got a clean sheet today so everyone is happy and also satisfied.

"But I said to the lads after the game I don't like anyone thinking this is something special. At the end we only did our job but it did feel good."

Bolton manager Neil Lennon:

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Lennon on Bolton v Huddersfield

"When you are on top and in the position we find ourselves in we have to score. For first 25 minutes we were dominant but you know when you don't score there is fragility there.

"Huddersfield got the break with the goal and we seem to sag psychologically. Zach Clough had two good chances to equalise but scoring goals has been a problem all season. It has cost us again.

"We sent them out there to take the game to Huddersfield. They did that and showed they can be a good side. But then they seemed to lose their way and that comes with confidence."

Line-ups

Bolton

  • 1Amos
  • 45HoldingSubstituted forWellingtonat 67'minutes
  • 2Gouano
  • 31Wheater
  • 3Moxey
  • 21PratleyBooked at 37mins
  • 6VelaBooked at 74mins
  • 7Feeney
  • 10Clough
  • 16Davies
  • 14Madine

Substitutes

  • 8Spearing
  • 13Rachubka
  • 15Derik
  • 18Danns
  • 20Casado
  • 22Wellington
  • 23Dobbie

Huddersfield

  • 1Steer
  • 2Smith
  • 5HudsonBooked at 81mins
  • 33Lynch
  • 25Chilwell
  • 6Hogg
  • 16HuwsSubstituted forCranieat 88'minutes
  • 7ScannellSubstituted forPatersonat 45'minutes
  • 17BunnSubstituted forCarayolat 85'minutes
  • 18Lolley
  • 21Wells

Substitutes

  • 3Davidson
  • 8Paterson
  • 10Carayol
  • 11Miller
  • 13Murphy
  • 14Cranie
  • 22Dempsey
Referee:
Andy Haines
Attendance:
15,969

Match Stats

Home TeamBoltonAway TeamHuddersfield
Possession
Home39%
Away61%
Shots
Home14
Away18
Shots on Target
Home1
Away4
Corners
Home2
Away7
Fouls
Home14
Away18

Live Text

Match ends, Bolton Wanderers 0, Huddersfield Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bolton Wanderers 0, Huddersfield Town 2.

Foul by Jamie Paterson (Huddersfield Town).

David Wheater (Bolton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Dean Moxey (Bolton Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left following a corner.

Corner, Bolton Wanderers. Conceded by Ben Chilwell.

Foul by Joel Lynch (Huddersfield Town).

Gary Madine (Bolton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Huddersfield Town. Martin Cranie replaces Emyr Huws.

Goal!

Goal! Bolton Wanderers 0, Huddersfield Town 2. Mustapha Carayol (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. Nahki Wells (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Mustapha Carayol with a through ball.

Substitution

Substitution, Huddersfield Town. Mustapha Carayol replaces Harry Bunn.

Jamie Paterson (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Darren Pratley (Bolton Wanderers).

Attempt blocked. Wellington (Bolton Wanderers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Gary Madine.

Attempt missed. Jamie Paterson (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Harry Bunn with a through ball.

Attempt blocked. Zach Clough (Bolton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Mark Hudson (Huddersfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Mark Hudson (Huddersfield Town).

Zach Clough (Bolton Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Tommy Smith (Huddersfield Town).

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

Corner, Bolton Wanderers. Conceded by Mark Hudson.

Attempt blocked. Dean Moxey (Bolton Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Mark Hudson (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gary Madine (Bolton Wanderers).

Attempt missed. Ben Chilwell (Huddersfield Town) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Jamie Paterson.

Hand ball by Jamie Paterson (Huddersfield Town).

Booking

Josh Vela (Bolton Wanderers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Joe Lolley (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Josh Vela (Bolton Wanderers).

Attempt missed. Tommy Smith (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Jamie Paterson (Huddersfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Tommy Smith.

Tommy Smith (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Wellington (Bolton Wanderers).

Corner, Huddersfield Town. Conceded by Gary Madine.

Corner, Huddersfield Town. Conceded by David Wheater.

Attempt blocked. Emyr Huws (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Bolton Wanderers. Wellington replaces Rob Holding.

Attempt missed. Zach Clough (Bolton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Gary Madine.

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As It Stood

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3Hull25145636181847
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5Burnley25119534231142
6Ipswich2511863430441
7Sheff Wed2510963628839
8Birmingham2511683027339
9Cardiff2591063026437
10Brentford2510693735236
11Wolves259793232034
12Reading2596103028233
13Leeds2571172628-232
14Nottm Forest2571082524131
15Preston2571082122-131
16QPR257993033-330
17Blackburn2461082221128
18Huddersfield2577113036-628
19Fulham2569104043-327
20MK Dons2565142133-1223
21Rotherham2563163044-1421
22Bristol City2549122244-2221
23Charlton2548132142-2120
24Bolton25211121939-2017
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