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Blackpool 2-1 Bolton Wanderers

Blackpool got their first win since Simon Grayson's sacking with a dramatic late 2-1 victory over Bolton.

Connor Ronan's missile handed the lead to the managerless Seasiders, who have reportedly had an approach for Oxford boss Karl Robinson rejected.

Kean Bryan looked to have given the Trotters a point late on, but Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall fired home at the death for the hosts.

Blackpool took the lead when Ronan's thunderbolt from outside the box flew past Wanderers stopper Remi Matthews inside 13 minutes.

Matty Virtue was inches away from adding Blackpool's second after the break when his rocket was deflected over.

Blackpool were indebted to goalkeeper Chris Maxwell as he clawed away substitute Daryl Murphy's effort before stopping Dennis Politic's shot on the hour.

Bryan snuck in at the far post from Joe Dodoo's cross to level two minutes from full time as it appeared the spoils would be shared.

But Dewsbury-Hall fired into the roof of the net from a corner to ensure Blackpool emerged victorious at Bloomfield Road.

Match report supplied by PA Media

Line-ups

Blackpool

Formation 3-5-2

  • 32Maxwell
  • 20Turton
  • 42Moore
  • 26HusbandBooked at 74mins
  • 11FeeneySubstituted forEdwardsat 90+3'minutes
  • 40RonanSubstituted forSpearingat 78'minutes
  • 17Virtue-Thick
  • 15Dewsbury-HallBooked at 90mins
  • 29MacDonald
  • 7Delfouneso
  • 30MadineSubstituted forNuttallat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Howe
  • 3Bola
  • 5Edwards
  • 8Spearing
  • 24Nuttall
  • 27Ward
  • 28Sims

Bolton

Formation 5-3-2

  • 20Matthews
  • 4Lowe
  • 28Nsiala
  • 5Hobbs
  • 17Bryan
  • 3BunneySubstituted forDodooat 52'minutes
  • 11CrawfordSubstituted forMellisat 82'minutes
  • 8MurphyBooked at 66mins
  • 18HamiltonBooked at 32mins
  • 22Politic
  • 10O'GradySubstituted forMurphyat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Emmanuel
  • 6Delaney
  • 9Murphy
  • 12Fleming
  • 14Mellis
  • 23Dodoo
  • 43Alexander
Referee:
Paul Marsden
Attendance:
8,116

Match Stats

Home TeamBlackpoolAway TeamBolton
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home11
Away16
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home10
Away4
Fouls
Home9
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Blackpool 2, Bolton Wanderers 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Blackpool 2, Bolton Wanderers 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Joseph Dodoo (Bolton Wanderers).

  4. Post update

    Nathan Delfouneso (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

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

  6. Post update

    Foul by Matthew Virtue-Thick (Blackpool).

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Blackpool. Ryan Edwards replaces Liam Feeney.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Bolton Wanderers. Conceded by Liam Feeney.

  9. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Kean Bryan (Bolton Wanderers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

  10. Booking

    Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (Blackpool) is shown the yellow card for excessive celebration.

  11. Goal!

    Goal! Blackpool 2, Bolton Wanderers 1. Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall (Blackpool) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the right to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Liam Feeney with a cross following a corner.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Jason Lowe.

  13. Goal!

    Goal! Blackpool 1, Bolton Wanderers 1. Kean Bryan (Bolton Wanderers) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Joseph Dodoo with a cross.

  14. Post update

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

  15. Post update

    Foul by Connor Ronan (Blackpool).

  16. Post update

    Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Aristote Nsiala.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Aristote Nsiala.

  18. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Nathan Delfouneso (Blackpool) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Matthew Virtue-Thick.

  19. Post update

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

  20. Post update

    Foul by Calum MacDonald (Blackpool).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rotherham33187859342561
2Coventry321613346301661
3Wycombe3317884437759
4Sunderland331610746271958
5Portsmouth32168848321656
6Peterborough331671065392655
7Fleetwood321510748361255
8Oxford Utd33159956342254
9Ipswich331410945321352
10Gillingham33121473930950
11Doncaster321391047321548
12Burton321210104544146
13Bristol Rovers32119123545-1042
14Blackpool321011114140141
15Lincoln City34116174144-339
16Accrington33109144651-539
17Shrewsbury32911122839-1138
18MK Dons33106173545-1036
19Rochdale3296173653-1733
20Wimbledon33710163751-1431
21Tranmere3268183258-2626
22Southend3337233582-4716
23Bolton3158182564-3911
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