Bolton 2-0 Millwall: Match Report

20 November 2016 04:35

Josh Vela and Tom Thorpe on target as Bolton beat 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 Sky Bet 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 New 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 and who also had a goal disallowed for offside, failed to reappear for the second period against his former club.

And 12 minutes later replacement and former Man United prospect Thorpe opened his account for his latest club by heading home from Spearing's inswinging corner.

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


Source: PA