MATCHDAY LIVE: Wanderers 2 v Watford 0
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Overall Freedman was very pleased with his defensive display and Sannino was very apologetic in his teams performance
GS: "I was thinking to change the system during half-time because we was two nil down and we had to recover and do better the second-half"
GS: "I would like to win every game but if the scores say that then we have two faces. At home we are able to cope with difficulties but away we have to fix something"
GS: "We did choose to play higher... I did think this was the problem as it allowed more space in behind us"
GS: " I take all the responsibility for today"
GS: "I am disappointed also but we will forget todays game, and also not forget todays game because we did a lot of mistake"
GS: "I would like to say sorry to all the people from Watford that came here to watch the game"
GS: "I know that it is not possible, but if it would be possible I would like to replay the game now"
Giuseppe Sannino has entered the press room with Marco Cesarini translating...
That concludes Freedman's presser
DF: "His shoulder popped out and we have popped it back in so we just have to wait and see what the damage is"
DF: "Pratley is off to hospital tonight"
DF: "When ever we were asked a question we were very solid"
DF: "Medo Kamara and Jay Spearing were fantastic in midfield"
DF: "I think we defended very well and that gives you the opportunity to get some goals"
DF: "We worked very hard today to keep that clean sheet"
DF: "I was very satisfied today"
Dougie Freedman has entered the press room
And finally Connor Wilkinson played the full 90 minutes for Torquay, who were defeated 1-0 by Accrington Stanley
Sanmi Odelusi made his MK Dons debut from the bench with 11 minutes to go, as they lost 1-0 away at Bradford
Tom Eaves played the full 90 for Shrewsbury as they came from two down to win 3-2 at Notts County
On the loan front, Craig Davies played 76 minutes for Preston in their 2-1 away win at Colchester.
But in the meantime, check out David Pye's match report by clicking the link here
Stay tuned for all the latest from the post-match press conference
The referee brings the game to an end and Bolton run out winners by two goals to nil. Mason and Jutkiewicz the goalscorers.
Faraoni is shown the yellow card as he shows his displeasure with Ream's tactic of shielding the ball
Now Ream wins a free-kick as he attempted to shield the ball in the corner
Bolton now have Watford on the back-foot, boxing them in their own penalty area
Danns smashes the ball straight into the wall
Trotter is foulded two-yards outside the penalty area and Angella is cautioned for his troubles
Not quite sure where he got six minutes from, none the less Watford chances have been limited for the the previous 90 minutes
There will be a minimum six minutes added time
Jutkiewicz wins a free-kick in the opposition half to relieve some pressure
Wheater again heads a long ball clear
Mills and Wheater stand strong as the Bolton box is bombarded with crosses
Mason is replaced by Trotter as Freedman looks to shut up shop
Only five minutes remaining for the Wanderers to see out and record their first victory since Boxing Day
Jutkiewicz's quick turn of pace gets him to the byline and he cuts the ball back to Spearing but he attempts one pass too many and Watford manage to clear
Bogdan beats Ranegie in the air to collect Anya's cross
Chungy replaces Davies, who goes off to a standing ovation
Wheater beats Deeney to Anya's cross and clears the danger
Mason burst through one-on-one with Almunia but he struck his shot straight at the goalkeeper
Ream clears Anya's cross before Ranegie sent a dipping volley straight down the throat of Bogdan
Jutkiewicz is caught offside flicking on Masons lofted pass
Wanderers clear the corner and launch a counter-attack with Mason
Mills re-enters the frame, not as serious as it first looked
Great to see Mills up on his feet and jogging off to the touchline
This looks worrying for Bolton, Mills is down holding his knee after stretching to clear Murray's dangerous cross
Murray send a piledriver in at goal and Bogdan does extremely well to save and hold
Jutkiewicz flicks the ball down to Danns who rushes his effort over the crossbar
Danns hogging the ball on the left channel producing some very flamboyant tricks
The corner is cleared easily
Mills denies Deeney a shot on goal with a superb sliding tackle to turn the ball behind for a corner
Danns dances past a number of defenders and wins a corner
Ranegie prods wide follwoing Wheaters tackle on Deeney
Danns nutmegs a defender and Mason gets another dangerous cross in that is cleared by Angella
Battocchio and Ranegie replace Merkel and Park
Jutkiewicz revived the attack with a cross from the right and Danns attempted the spectacular but his acrobatic effort was saved by Almunia
Danns gets to the byline and cuts the ball back for Davies but he failed to direct his effort goalwards from six-yards
Bolton clear the corner and Davies wriggles out of a tricky spot in the middle of the park
A combination of Wheater and Mills deal with Deeney in a dangeroys area, Medo mops up and puts the ball behind for a corner
Medo's free-kick brushes the roof of the net
Danns is dragged to the ground by Ekstrand who recieves a yellow card for his protests
Mason dropped the shoulder on Murray before delivering another teasing ball across the six-yard box that had to be dealt with by Angella
Mason drove down the left channel and into the box before being dispossessed by Angella
Ream produces a solid tackle down the left and wins a throw-in off Park
15,179 is todays official attendance
Pudil replaces the injured Cassetti
The corner is cleared amid tame shouts of handball, the referee is having none of it
And from kick-off Bolton nearly grab a third! They lump the ball upfield to Mason who drills the ball across the six-yard box and Faraoni turns it behind for a corner!
Bolton get the second half underway
The referee brings the first-half to an end, drawing a standing ovation from the Wanderers supporters
In the mist of all the celebratory music the fourth official indicated there will be a minimum of two minutes added time
The goal came out of nothing as Danns' header dropped behind the Watford back line and Mason was the quickest to react, latching onto the loose ball and clinically dispatching beyond Almunia
Mason doubles Bolton's lead!
Bolton are enjoying majority of the possession without really threatening
And Wheater rises highest but couldn't keep his header down
Ream to deliver from the left channel
Davies is fouled five-yards outside the box after some neat link up play between himself and Jutkiewicz
Spearing's corner is hooked clear by Murray
Jutkiewicz fires a shot against Ekstrand and the Wanderers have a corner
Jutkiewicz slides Spearings low free-kick home from six-yards to give Bolton the lead
Jutkiewicz scores for Bolton!
Jutkiewicz has the ball in the net but was flagged offside, Medo was fouled in the build-up so the referee rightly brings play back for a free-kick to Bolton down the right-hand side
Murray fires a shot high and wide from 25-yards
Wheater then heads the resulting corner clear
Wheater tackles Deeney and puts the ball behind for a corner
Danns' cross from the left is caught by Almunia
Jutkiewicz heads Ream's free-kick straight at Almunia
Tozser smashes the wall with the free-kick and strikes wide at the second attempt
Medo having to make that challenge as Ream was beaten too easily
Medo slides in late on Faraoni one-yard outside the box and is cautioned
Faraoni finds himself in space in the box and thunders an effort straight at Bogdan
Tozser attempts a clever free-kick which is read by Davies who leaves his position in the wall to intercept
Pratley looks to have taken a knock and is replaced by Danns
Medo trips Anya 30-yards out, free-kick Watford
Impressive movement so far from the Bolton front two, creating all sorts of space for each other and the deep runs of Pratley and Davies
Jutkiewicz heads Davies' deep cross into the hands of Almunia
Baptiste fails to keep Jutkiewicz's clever through ball in play and Watford have a goalkick
Really bright start from Mason who could easily have a hat-trick already!
Mason directs Ream's corner into the hands of Almunia
Mills puts Mason in over the top one-on-one and the attacker rounds Almunia before Faraoni denies him with an exceptional sliding tackle
And Bogdan punches the resulting corner clear to Mason who carries the ball all the way to the Watford penalty area before drawing a last-ditch tackle from Angella
What a save by Bogdan!! He manages to get two strong hands behind the ball to keep out Deeney's header from point-blank range!
Mason heads Ream's corner over the crossbar
In that position Mason should not have left the goalkeeper with any chance
Glorious opportunity for Mason! Brilliant build-up play by Davies skipping past a numebr of challenges at the edge of the area before sliding in the forward who struck the ball hard and low but Almunia's legs keeps the game level
Jutkiewicz is adjudged to have pushed Angella in the back as he brought down Mills' long ball 12-yards out
Wheater shepherds the corner out for a goalkick
A dangerous delivery forces Baptiste to turn it behind for a corner
Davies brings Faraoni down wide left of the Bolton penalty area, free-kick Watford
Jutkiewicz bursts into the Watford box but his heavy touch allows Almunia the chance to rush off his line and collect the ball
Mills sends a long ball forward but it is too much for Jutkiewicz and it runs through to Almunia
4-4-2 for Bolton, Davies on the left of midfield, Medo & Spearing centre, Pratley right
Watford get the first half underway
Both sides are out and going through their pre-match rituals
A little over 10 minutes to kick-off as the Wanderers head in for their final preparations
Firstly they stretched in a square formation instead of their usual circle, now they are sprinting widths of the pitch - could be something of nothing - could be a key change in mental preparation
Not sure if there is any significance in the changing of the warm-up routine that the Wanderers are conducting
"There is a real determined mood in and around the training ground and players at present."
"There is alot of hard work going on behind the scenes and rest assured that everyone is pulling in the same direction for the good of our club."
"We need to convert these should have and could have moments into actual positive outcomes"
"The last two home games have been a case of what might have been for us. A draw against Burnley and a win against Bournemouth would not have been unfair"
Dougie Freedman has the following to say in his programme notes;
A victory today would see Bolton complete their first double of the season after seeing off the Hornets 1-0 thanks to a Jermaine Beckford goal back in November
Chu-Young Park starts for Watford - the last time the South Korean faced the Wanderers he scored the winner for Arsenal in October 2011
WFC subs: Bond, Belkalem, Doyley, Hoban, Battocchio, Pudil, Ranegie
WFC starting XI: Almunia; Angella, Cassetti, Ekstrand; Faraoni, Merkel, Tozser, Murray, Anya; Deeney, Park
One change in total for the Whites; Mason is thrown straight into the mix to replace Eagles
Can only pressume Medo and Spearing will be the central of the four
Very interesting in the midfield with no out-and-out wingers
So Freedman sicks to his guns and plays the two up front
BWFC subs: Lonergan, Knight, Danns, Eagles, Lee, Trotter, Hall
BWFC starting IX: Bogdan, Wheater, Mills, Ream, Baptiste, Spearing, Medo, Davies, Pratley, Jutkiewicz, Mason
I think the big question lingering over the Reebok today will be how many strikers Freedman chooses to field
Good afternoon folks, we are expecting team news shortly