MATCHDAY LIVE: Bolton Wanderers 2 v Derby County 2
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The referee brings the game to an end, 2-2 the final score.
After an explosive start to the game, it has certainly fizzled out in this second-half
There will be a minimum of three minutes added time
Clever reverse ball from Ream finds Beckford but he fell over and possession changes hands
90 seconds remain and Derby have a free-kick just inside the Bolton half
Eagles is booked for complaining about tackle
Eagles trying to dance around the visitors defence but went down way too easily for the referee
Constant pressure on the Derby penalty area from Bolton, Spearing the latest to have his shot blocked
It is of course the ex-Wigan forward Connor Sammon
The stadium announced claimed the on-coming substitute was Saul Deeney, the reserve goalkeeper!
Derby sub: Russell is replaced by Sammon
Davies meets Eustaces' cross at the back post and heads straight into the hands of Bogdan
Ngog is seeing a lot of the ball since his introduction
Derby sub: Ben Davies replaces Ward
Bogdan gets down low to save and hold a Russell effort
Ngog glances a header just wide of the post from a Spearing cross floated into the box
Ngog's shot smashes Keogh in the face and goes out for yet another Bolton corner, which comes to nothing
Ngog challenges Grant and Derby manage to clear the danger
Grant knocks it behind for another corner
Ngog battles brilliantly in the corner to win Bolton a corner out of nothing, Eagles to take
Bolton sub: Ngog replaces Hall
Eagles clears the corner
Smith fires a low cross into the box and has to be blocked behind by Baptiste
Strong defending by Wheater to shield the ball out for a goalkick under pressure from Martin
Wheater heads Chungys' corner over the crossbar
Tierney's tantilising cross is turned behind by Forsyth under pressure from Baptiste at the back post
Coutts is booked for blocking a Tierney throw-in
And straight up the other end Beckford twists and turns but fluffs his lines when he fails to get the proper connection on his shot
Great defensive block on the line by Mills denying Smith what looked a certain goal after a Martin cross found its way to the full-back
Spearing plays a ball out wide to Hall and he slips whilst attempting to beat the full-back
Eustace fouls Hall and is booked for protesting
Tonights attendance is 14,260
Beckford knocks the ball through Keogh's legs and is blocked off but the referee saw no wrong-doing
Chungy passes to Eagles and he bursts past Eustace before firing wide from distance
Hall chases a Wheater long ball but fouls Smith in the process of trying to keep it in play
Good defending by Mills putting Russell under pressure then shielding the ball out for a goalkick
Eagles attempts a shot from 25-yards out but gets it all wrong and the ball goes out for a Derby throw
Derby sub: Hughes is replaced by Coutts
Nice turn from Beckford drawing a foul on half-way, relieving some pressure
Good chasing from Tierney to track down Derby full-back in the corner.
Second half kicked off.
I will try and confirm if they show a replay at some point
There is a little confusion in the press box over who scored Derby's second goal, I thought it looked like Russell, some say it may be a Mills or Wheater own goal.
The referee brings the first-half to a close
Hall bends the free-kick over the crossbar
Hall is fouled again 20-yards out from goal, free-kick Bolton. What a perfect time to score this would be....
Spearing plays a one-two with Beckford and drags a shot wide of goal, both sides looking extremely lively in the final third
Three minutes of added time has been announced
Baptiste is booked for a foul on Ward
Eagles picked the ball up in midfield and turned before unleashing a thunderous effort past Grant!
Eagles for Bolton. 2-2.
Tierney gets the first yellow of the game for bringing down Smith
And it's Eagles who takes it low and hard but the wall stands firm
Keogh brings down Hall just outside the box, Hall is over the free-kick....
It's now Wards turn to have a free shot on the Bolton goal but he fails to hit the target also
Hughes fires wide after some more impressive build-up play
Some lovely one touch passing ended with Russell getting a shot on goal and Bogdan holds well at full stretch
A couple of niggly fouls have slowed the tempo of the game right down
Claims of handball by the Bolton fans as Halls' shot is blocked in the box but the referee is not interested
All of Derby's play is coming through Hughes in the middle, he needs to be closed down a lot quicker before he picks more holes in the Bolton defence
The free-kick was dropped by Bogdan but he retrieved the ball at the second attempt
Tierney gave the ball away cheaply at the back and it need Chungy to bring down Russell 20-yards out as he advanced towards the Bolton box
Spearing flew into a heavy 50/50 with Eustace - gasps came from the terraces as they both climbed to their feet unscaved
Hall bends a left-footed shot high and wide. Real end-to-end stuff!
Eagles forces Grant into a fantastic double save after the 'keeper fumbled his initial effort
Hughes' shot fell at the feet of Martin who crossed for Russell to tap in again from inside the six-yard box. The visitors lead 1-2
Russell with his second of the game
Eagles rushes an optimistic shot wide of goal, never troubling the Grant from there
Spearing floats the free-kick over the bar
Eustace gets a ticking off from the referee for a foul on Hall, free-kick Bolton
Finding it extremely difficult to distinguish between the Derby players as the shirt numbers are a similar colour to the shirt!
What a frantic start to the game!
1-1. Hughes backheel found Bryson and his first time low cross put it on a plate for Russell to tap home from five-yards.
Goal for Derby
The resulting goalkick way closed down well by Eagles who played in Baptiste and he cut inside onto his left-foot before firing into the bottom corner. 1-0!
Baptiste for Bolton!
After a couple of consecutive corners the ball finds its way to Spearing at the edge of the bar but he failed to keep his shot down
The goalkick falls to Eagles and he drives forward before pulling the trigger but his shot was blocked by Buxton and goes out for a Bolton corner
Half-chance for Derby as the right-back Smith drifts a shot over the bar
Chungy looks to be starting in the middle of the three. Eagles on the right and Hall left
The teams are out and Bolton kick-off shooting left to right
A little over 10 minutes until kick-off, not expecting a high attendance by the looks of things
44 consecutive games Knight had played, astonishing for a CB
Stats flying all over the place tonight!
This is the first ever time Freedman has dropped Knight since he took his reign began back in October
It is also the first ever time Wheater and Mills have started alongside each other
Big test for the Bolton defence tonight after Derby smashed five past Millwall on Saturday
Great opportunity for Hall and Mills/Wheater to cement a permanent starting spot tonight
The new skipper leads the team out of the tunnel to warm-up, he certainly looks the part!
Spearing takes the arm band tonight as Zat Knight is dropped
Derby subs: Deeney, Sammon, Davies, Freeman, Coutts, Jacobs, Bennett
Derby starting XI: Grant, Hughes, Eustace, Martin, Russell, Buxton, Smith, Keogh, Forsyth, Bryson, Ward
Subs: Lonergan, Knight, Pratley, Mears, Odelusi, Ngog, Medo
BWFC starting XI: Bogdan, Baptiste, Wheater, Mills, Tierney, Ream, Spearing, Eagles, Chung-Yong, Hall, Beckford
@MarcIles 3-1 this is only the beginning— @hardybwfc 17 September 2013
@MarcIles nil nil #parkthebus— @phoward1974 17 September 2013
If that happens, I'll buy you a pint!
@MarcIles 5-1 chungy hat trick— @jamiebwfc4 17 September 2013
My colleague Trevor Baxter tells me that if Derby make it a fourth consectuve away win tonight, it will be the first time in the club's history they have strung four wins together on the road.
@MarcIles fancy Mr Eagles to score in a 1-0— @colin_burney 17 September 2013
@MarcIles honestly think 0-1 again— @JKbwfc 17 September 2013
6:50pm Tue 17 Sep 13
2-1tothe wanderers tonight we need to win tonight i fear that dougie freeman will get the sack if we dont win donna and nick from blackpool
@MarcIles Bolton 2-1 Direby. Need to be positive!— @Angles2 17 September 2013
@MarcIles Bolton 2-1 Direby. Need to be positive!— @Angles2 17 September 2013
@MarcIles 3-1 Bolton— @scotty_smit 17 September 2013
@MarcIles 5-1 bolton.— @jameswaddicker 17 September 2013
@MarcIles 2-1 to the whites— @James_BWFC_Twid 17 September 2013
@MarcIles need a win but i reckon 1-1.— @irvine_jordan 17 September 2013
@MarcIles 1-0 Bolton no creativity in the centre of the pitch but we will scab it and Dougie will think our lucks turned #deluded— @bwfcjgreen92 17 September 2013
@MarcIles 3one if we can convert our chances— @Yantzee39 17 September 2013
@MarcIles 0-2...then 2-0 on sat.then bye bye freedman.— @cplbenidorm 17 September 2013
@MarcIles let u no once team selection has been announced— @oglepaul 17 September 2013
@MarcIles depending on team..correct attacking team 3-1...normal DF negative 4-5-1 formation team wel lose 1-2— @glenn_ashworth 17 September 2013
@MarcIles we will grind out a 1-0 win— @bwfctalk 17 September 2013
Until we get some team news to talk about, how about some predictions? I'm going for 2-1 Bolton. Goals from Eagles and Beckford.
Still waiting for team news but safe to say it is probably the most anticipated line-up we'll have had this season.
Good evening folks. Welcome back to Matchday Live.
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