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  • Date:05 Jan 2013
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Reebok Stadium
  • Attendance:12,204
  • Lee (11) Sordell (48)
  • Wickham (59) Gardner (74)
Goal!

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92:24 +2.24

Adam Johnson takes a shot. Corner taken by Adam Johnson from the right by-line, Titus Bramble has a headed effort at goal from just inside the penalty area that misses to the left of the goal.

91:16 +1.16

Unfair challenge on Chung-Yong Lee by James McClean results in a free kick. Andy Lonergan restarts play with the free kick.

90:34 +0.34

Martin Petrov takes a shot. Save by Simon Mignolet.

85:41

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by James McClean.

85:00

Foul by Samuel Ricketts on Steven Fletcher, free kick awarded. Sebastian Larsson takes the direct free kick.

83:00

Sebastian Larsson takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Zat Knight. Adam Johnson takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post.

80:16

Chris Eagles is brought on as a substitute for David Ngog.

79:07

Darren Pratley challenges Craig Gardner unfairly and gives away a free kick. Booking for Darren Pratley for unsporting behaviour. Shot comes in from Craig Gardner from the free kick.

77:47

Chung-Yong Lee gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sebastian Larsson. Free kick taken by Jack Colback.

77:20

Zat Knight challenges Steven Fletcher unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by David Vaughan.

74:56

Craig Gardner grabs a goal from a long way out to the top left corner of the goal. Bolton 2-2 Sunderland.Assist on the goal came from Jack Colback.

74:36

Short corner taken by Adam Johnson from the right by-line.

72:19

Chung-Yong Lee decides to take a short corner.

71:46

Steven Fletcher takes a shot. Save by Andy Lonergan.

70:33

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Ngog by Phil Bardsley. Marcos Alonso restarts play with the free kick.

68:36

Martin Petrov produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.

66:01

Unfair challenge on Adam Johnson by Marcos Alonso results in a free kick. Adam Johnson crosses the ball in from the free kick.

63:09

Darren Pratley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Connor Wickham. Kevin Davies is brought on as a substitute for Marvin Sordell. Craig Gardner shoots direct from the free kick, Andy Lonergan makes a save. Shot on goal by Phil Bardsley from just inside the area goes over the target.

58:56

Steven Fletcher takes a shot. Save by Andy Lonergan. Corner taken left-footed by Sebastian Larsson from the left by-line to the near post, Connor Wickham fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Bolton 2-1 Sunderland.Assist by Steven Fletcher.

58:39

Corner taken by Adam Johnson from the right by-line played to the near post.

56:59

Connor Wickham is brought on as a substitute for Carlos Cuellar.

55:37

Chung-Yong Lee takes a shot. Blocked by Phil Bardsley.

54:29

Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Steven Fletcher misses to the left of the goal.

52:02

Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Johnson on Samuel Ricketts. Andy Lonergan restarts play with the free kick.

51:29

Free kick awarded for a foul by James McClean on Tyrone Mears. Direct free kick taken by Tyrone Mears.

48:00

Marvin Sordell fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bolton 2-0 Sunderland.Martin Petrov provided the assist for the goal. Steven Fletcher takes a shot. Andy Lonergan makes a save.

47:31

Corner taken by Chung-Yong Lee played to the near post.

45:55

Foul by Keith Andrews on Sebastian Larsson, free kick awarded. David Vaughan takes the direct free kick.

42:01

David Vaughan takes a shot. Corner taken by Adam Johnson from the right by-line, clearance made by Andy Lonergan. Marcos Alonso produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.

40:42

Sebastian Larsson takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Steven Fletcher goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

37:35

David Vaughan fouled by Darren Pratley, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Sebastian Larsson.

35:20

(Bolton) makes a substitution, with Tyrone Mears coming on for Joe Riley. Short corner taken by Martin Petrov from the left by-line.

29:29

Sebastian Larsson takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Marcos Alonso makes a clearance.

28:48

Marcos Alonso concedes a free kick for a foul on Adam Johnson. Free kick crossed left-footed by Adam Johnson, Andy Lonergan makes a clearance.

25:17

Sebastian Larsson takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Darren Pratley manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Sebastian Larsson, Marcos Alonso makes a clearance.

22:40

Titus Bramble concedes a free kick for a foul on Marvin Sordell. Direct free kick taken by Martin Petrov.

21:59

David Vaughan takes a shot. Save by Andy Lonergan.

19:28

Jack Colback joins the action as a substitute, replacing Danny Rose.

18:15

Corner taken left-footed by Adam Johnson from the right by-line to the near post, Marcos Alonso makes a clearance. Corner taken left-footed by Sebastian Larsson to the near post, Marcos Alonso makes a clearance. Craig Gardner takes a shot. Save by Andy Lonergan.

17:34

Adam Johnson takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Darren Pratley.

15:43

Shot from just outside the box by Phil Bardsley goes over the crossbar.

11:38

Chung-Yong Lee finds the net with a goal from just outside the box low into the middle of the goal. Bolton 1-0 Sunderland.

7:12

Sebastian Larsson takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Darren Pratley.

0:28

Foul by Carlos Cuellar on Marvin Sordell, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Chung-Yong Lee.

Match Preview

No new worries for Freedman Bolton manager Dougie Freedman has no fresh injury worries for the FA Cup third-round clash with Sunderland at the Reebok Stadium. Jacob Butterfield is no longer among Freedman's midfield options after the former Barnsley man returned to Norwich at the end of his loan spell. Josh Vela is back in training following a length lay-off with a knee ligament injury and the youngster could feature, although defender David Wheater remains sidelined with a similar complaint. The match comes too soon for USA international Stuart Holden (knee) as he continues to step up his return to fitness, while fellow midfielder Mark Davies (shoulder) and defender Matt Mills (thigh) are still out. Keith Andrews (Achilles), David Ngog (ankle) and Benik Afobe (hamstring) all overcame niggles to feature in the 1-0 defeat at Leeds on New Year's Day and the trip are expected to play a part against the Black Cats. Meanwhile, Martin O'Neill is targeting an FA Cup run worthy of the 40th anniversary of Sunderland's famous triumph in the competition. Sunderland were in the old Second Division when they stunned favourites and cup holders Leeds at Wembley in 1973, with the late Ian Porterfield scoring the only goal. As a boyhood Black Cats fan, O'Neill is well aware of the significance of that victory in the club's history and would love to mark the 40th anniversary in fitting style. "We have to make a couple changes in the team but it wouldn't be a case of making them for the sake of it," O'Neill said ahead of the tie. "It's a competition we would like to do well in; we got to the quarter-finals last year, which is as good a run as we have had in a few years. "It is important for the fans and the football club and while we accept that in recent times the Premier League has been the be-all and end-all, it should not detract away from it. "I consider it a fantastic competition and there's untold advantages of trying to stay in the competition. "I went to watch Bolton on Tuesday and I thought they played very well against Leeds (in a 1-0 defeat at Elland Road) and they will go into the game with very little to lose and play with some sort of freedom. We have to try and guard against that. "It's the 40-year anniversary of our great triumph at Wembley and for that reason alone it's worth our while to try and stay in the competition as it's still a great competition." Sunderland climbed away from the relegation zone with three wins in four games in December, but travel to the Reebok Stadium on the back of two straight defeats. O'Neill felt the second of those - a 3-0 loss to Liverpool at Anfield on Wednesday - was "a game too far" for his small squad and would like to bring in new faces during the January transfer window. "We obviously would like to do something if we can because we have the smallest squad in the Premier League and we want to do something about that between now and the end of January," O'Neill added in his pre-match press conference. "But then any other club would say the same thing, we want to improve the club if we can. "It is difficult as it's the only three or four-week period you get to improve your squad. "A lot of clubs are chasing the same thing, not necessarily the same player, but the same ideal." O'Neill will make changes to his side for the tie. He felt Wednesday's 3-0 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield was a "game too far" for his small squad and is looking to add players in the transfer window. The likes of David Vaughan, Fraizer Campbell, Connor Wickham and Titus Bramble are all in contention but John O'Shea (hamstring) skipper Lee Cattermole and central defender Wes Brown (both knee) remain sidelined and striker Ji Dong-won joined Augsburg on loan for the rest of the season this week.

Formation:442Manager: Dougie Freedman

Bolton

Formation: 451Manager: Martin O'Neill

Sunderland

  • Andy Lonergan
  • Joe Riley
  • Zat Knight
  • Samuel Ricketts
  • Marcos Alonso
  • Chung-Yong Lee
  • Darren Pratley
  • Keith Andrews
  • Martin Petrov
  • David Ngog
  • Marvin Sordell
  • SUBS
  • Adam Bogdan
  • Tyrone Mears
  • Tim Ream
  • Chris Eagles
  • Kevin Davies
  • Jay Spearing
  • Chris Lester

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