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Bolton Wanderers 2-0 Millwall

Millwall's wait for a first league win at Bolton since 1968 goes on after goals from Josh Vela and substitute Tom Thorpe completed a 2-0 League One success for high-flying Wanderers.

Victory also earned a quick-fire league double for Phil Parkinson's impressive side after a carbon copy win at The Den on October 18.

Midfielder Vela's fourth goal of the season after 17 minutes set-up the Trotters for a first win in three outings.

Zach Clough, denied by goalkeeper Jordan Archer, and skipper Jay Spearing, with a header against the crossbar, went close to doubling Bolton's advantage before half-time.

Liam Trotter, booked early on, also had a goal disallowed for offside.

And 12 minutes after the break Thorpe opened his account for Bolton by heading home from Spearing's inswinging corner.

Millwall's tame surrender of their five-match winning streak in all competitions included a game-ending first-half injury for striker Lee Gregory.

Report supplied by Press Association.

Line-ups

Bolton

  • 13Alnwick
  • 23Wilson
  • 5Beevers
  • 15Derik
  • 20A Taylor
  • 8Spearing
  • 6Vela
  • 17TrotterBooked at 7minsSubstituted forThorpeat 47'minutes
  • 22Ameobi
  • 10CloughSubstituted forHenryat 75'minutes
  • 14MadineSubstituted forProctorat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Buxton
  • 3Moxey
  • 9Proctor
  • 11Anderson
  • 24Henry
  • 32Thorpe
  • 39Turner

Millwall

  • 1Archer
  • 12Romeo
  • 17Webster
  • 5Craig
  • 3MartinSubstituted forFergusonat 79'minutes
  • 22O'Brien
  • 6WilliamsBooked at 34mins
  • 8ThompsonSubstituted forButcherat 84'minutes
  • 10Onyedinma
  • 30Smith
  • 9GregorySubstituted forWorrallat 39'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Cummings
  • 7Worrall
  • 16Butcher
  • 18Ferguson
  • 25Mbulu
  • 26Abdou
  • 31King
Referee:
Paul Tierney
Attendance:
13,110

Match Stats

Home TeamBoltonAway TeamMillwall
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home8
Away8
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home5
Away4
Fouls
Home13
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Bolton Wanderers 2, Millwall 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bolton Wanderers 2, Millwall 0.

Foul by Jamie Proctor (Bolton Wanderers).

Mahlon Romeo (Millwall) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lawrie Wilson (Bolton Wanderers).

Fred Onyedinma (Millwall) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamie Proctor (Bolton Wanderers).

Shaun Williams (Millwall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Aiden O'Brien (Millwall) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Bolton Wanderers. Jamie Proctor replaces Gary Madine.

Substitution

Substitution, Millwall. Callum Butcher replaces Ben Thompson.

Attempt missed. Harry Smith (Millwall) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Aiden O'Brien (Millwall) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Millwall. Shane Ferguson replaces Joe Martin.

Corner, Millwall. Conceded by Lawrie Wilson.

Substitution

Substitution, Bolton Wanderers. James Henry replaces Zach Clough.

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

Foul by Tony Craig (Millwall).

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

Foul by Byron Webster (Millwall).

Attempt saved. Sammy Ameobi (Bolton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

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

Foul by Fred Onyedinma (Millwall).

Foul by Lawrie Wilson (Bolton Wanderers).

Joe Martin (Millwall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Josh Vela (Bolton Wanderers).

Shaun Williams (Millwall) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Harry Smith (Millwall) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! Bolton Wanderers 2, Millwall 0. Tom Thorpe (Bolton Wanderers) header from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Jay Spearing with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Bolton Wanderers. Conceded by Mahlon Romeo.

Foul by Fred Onyedinma (Millwall).

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

Foul by Zach Clough (Bolton Wanderers).

David Worrall (Millwall) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Sammy Ameobi (Bolton Wanderers).

Shaun Williams (Millwall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Foul by Byron Webster (Millwall).

Mark Beevers (Bolton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Fred Onyedinma (Millwall).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Scunthorpe18124238162240
2Sheff Utd17104332201234
3Bolton18104422121034
4Bradford188822617932
5Peterborough188552819929
6Wimbledon187652822627
7Rochdale188372322127
8Bristol Rovers187652627-127
9Southend187562526-126
10Fleetwood187472624225
11Port Vale187472227-525
12Northampton186662826224
13Millwall177372929024
14Charlton175842017323
15Gillingham186572631-523
16Oxford Utd186482223-122
17Walsall175752224-222
18Bury1862102634-820
19Coventry184771622-619
20Swindon185491927-819
21MK Dons184682126-518
22Oldham18378919-1016
23Shrewsbury1835101931-1214
24Chesterfield1833121830-1212
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