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  • Date:09 Apr 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Reebok Stadium
  • Attendance:25,857
  • Sturridge (13) Lee (19)
    Sturridge (50) Sturridge (50)
Goal!

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91:39 +1.39

Daniel Sturridge produces a left-footed shot from close in which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

90:35 +0.35

Rodrigo Moreno takes a shot. Save by Robert Green.

89:42

Inswinging corner taken by Matthew Taylor, clearance made by Carlton Cole.

89:29

The ball is delivered by Marcos Alonso, save by Robert Green.

87:42

Johan Elmander takes a shot. Blocked by Manuel da Costa.

87:01

Demba Ba is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

83:56

The assistant referee flags for offside against Carlton Cole. Indirect free kick taken by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

83:04

Effort from the edge of the area by Ivan Klasnic goes wide of the right-hand post.

81:17

Johan Elmander produces a cross. (Bolton) makes a substitution, with Ivan Klasnic coming on for Kevin Davies.

78:48

A cross is delivered by Kevin Davies, save by Robert Green.

77:55

(Bolton) makes a substitution, with Matthew Taylor coming on for Chung-Yong Lee. Rodrigo Moreno on for Martin Petrov. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Spector by Johan Elmander. Mark Noble crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, Manuel da Costa gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gretar Rafn Steinsson. Jussi Jaaskelainen takes the direct free kick.

75:09

Jonathan Spector replaces Scott Parker.

74:15

Manuel da Costa challenges Kevin Davies unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Martin Petrov.

73:10

Demba Ba takes a shot. Jussi Jaaskelainen makes a save.

71:24

Demba Ba takes a shot. Johan Elmander gets a block in. Corner taken left-footed by Thomas Hitzlsperger from the right by-line, James Tomkins takes a shot. Blocked by Gretar Rafn Steinsson.

68:55

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Noble, clearance by Zat Knight.

68:49

Wayne Bridge delivers the ball, blocked by Chung-Yong Lee.

68:18

The ball is delivered by Carlton Cole, Zat Knight makes a clearance.

67:22

Daniel Sturridge has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

66:50

Shot from just outside the penalty area by Demba Ba hits the post.

66:09

Unfair challenge on Martin Petrov by Lars Jacobsen results in a free kick. Jussi Jaaskelainen takes the free kick.

63:37

Kevin Davies fouled by James Tomkins, the ref awards a free kick. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Martin Petrov.

62:06

Inswinging corner taken by Mark Noble. James Tomkins takes a shot. Save made by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

62:00

Thomas Hitzlsperger crosses the ball, clearance by Zat Knight.

61:14

Effort from outside the penalty box by Robbie Keane goes wide left of the goal.

59:59

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Cahill on Demba Ba. Free kick taken by Scott Parker.

59:24

Shot by Daniel Sturridge from 12 yards. Save by Robert Green.

58:42

Headed effort from inside the area by James Tomkins misses to the left of the goal.

58:07

The ball is sent over by Thomas Hitzlsperger, clearance by Zat Knight. Corner taken left-footed by Thomas Hitzlsperger, Gary Cahill manages to make a clearance.

55:58

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Robbie Keane, Demba Ba takes a shot. Jussi Jaaskelainen makes a save. Corner taken left-footed by Thomas Hitzlsperger.

54:54

Inswinging corner taken by Martin Petrov, save by Robert Green.

53:04

Kevin Davies gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Parker. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Mark Noble, Kevin Davies manages to make a clearance.

50:55

Daniel Sturridge scores a goal from just outside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bolton 3-0 West Ham.Assist on the goal came from Martin Petrov.

50:06

Scott Parker takes a shot. Jussi Jaaskelainen makes a save.

49:33

Thomas Hitzlsperger crosses the ball, clearance made by Zat Knight. Demba Ba takes a short corner.

48:27

Headed effort from inside the area by Carlton Cole misses to the right of the goal.

47:00

Centre by Martin Petrov.

46:12 +1.12

Booking for Gary Cahill for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Frederic Piquionne by Gary Cahill. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Mark Noble from left channel, clearance made by Marcos Alonso.

45:51

The referee blows for offside. Robert Green takes the free kick.

45:23

The official flags Demba Ba offside. Jussi Jaaskelainen takes the free kick.

45:01

Carlton Cole replaces Frederic Piquionne. Lars Jacobsen replaces Matthew Upson.

41:42

Daniel Sturridge has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses right.

40:32

Inswinging corner taken by Mark Noble from the left by-line. Mark Noble delivers the ball, blocked by Chung-Yong Lee. Thomas Hitzlsperger takes a shot. Save made by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

40:26

Wayne Bridge sends in a cross, blocked by Johan Elmander.

38:54

Martin Petrov sends in a cross.

37:55

Kevin Davies fouled by Manuel da Costa, the ref awards a free kick. Marcos Alonso crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel, clearance made by Manuel da Costa. Right-footed shot by Daniel Sturridge.

37:03

The ball is sent over by Marcos Alonso.

32:20

The ball is delivered by Martin Petrov, Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Robert Green makes a save.

29:16

Johan Elmander produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.

27:54

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Johan Elmander by Thomas Hitzlsperger. Johan Elmander takes the free kick. Martin Petrov takes a shot. Blocked by James Tomkins. Martin Petrov takes a outswinging corner.

26:24

Corner taken left-footed by Martin Petrov from the left by-line to the near post, Demba Ba makes a clearance.

26:15

Martin Petrov crosses the ball, James Tomkins gets a block in.

24:28

Mark Noble gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Fabrice Muamba. Direct free kick taken by Marcos Alonso, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Gary Cahill misses to the left of the goal.

24:16

Effort on goal by Martin Petrov from 18 yards. Blocked by James Tomkins.

21:43

Corner taken right-footed by Mark Noble from the left by-line, Shot from just outside the penalty area by Thomas Hitzlsperger misses to the left of the target.

20:23

Corner taken by Mark Noble from the left by-line, Gary Cahill makes a clearance.

19:03

Chung-Yong Lee grabs a headed goal from inside the box. Bolton 2-0 West Ham.Martin Petrov provided the assist for the goal.

18:03

Kevin Davies produces a drilled right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

16:02

Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Save by Robert Green.

13:43

A goal is scored by Daniel Sturridge from just inside the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Bolton 1-0 West Ham.Assist by Johan Elmander.

10:37

Wayne Bridge takes a shot. Blocked by Gretar Rafn Steinsson.

10:02

Demba Ba takes a shot from 35 yards and went wide right of the net.

8:02

Foul by Kevin Davies on Thomas Hitzlsperger, free kick awarded. Wayne Bridge takes the free kick.

7:02

Foul by Gary Cahill on Demba Ba, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Matthew Upson.

6:19

Foul by Manuel da Costa on Daniel Sturridge, free kick awarded. Martin Petrov takes the direct free kick.

3:27

Kevin Davies takes a shot. Wayne Bridge gets a block in. Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Manuel da Costa gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by Martin Petrov from the left by-line, Kevin Davies has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

0:16

Johan Elmander has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the target.

Match Preview

Fun factor key to Coyle ethos Bolton manager Owen Coyle has fashioned a winning, grinning mentality among his players and one he feels is set to run and run. After arriving from Burnley 16 months ago, he lifted the club out of the relegation zone and this season they have kicked on. Bolton entertain West Ham lying in eighth place in the table and a week on Sunday face Stoke at Wembley in the FA Cup semi-finals. Coyle puts their progress down to the combination of a fun and work ethic he has installed in the camp. He said: "Enjoyment is paramount. I came in last year and one of things I asked the players to do was enjoy their football. "We understand there are football pressures but they are not the real pressures of every day life when someone is out of work and has a family to look after. "We all want to be good at our job but surely to God you can come in and enjoy what you are doing. We enjoy tremendous lifestyles because of what football brings us. "If I can have my players enjoying their work and going and replicating that on a match day then we can win games. That's what have we have to do. "There is a sense of optimism at Bolton but you need to back that up with results." Coyle is delighted to be returning to the Reebok Stadium where they have picked up 29 points out of a possible 45. He said: "It seems like an eternity since we were at home and it is great to be back as seven of our last nine games have been away. "It has been a tremendous effort from the lads and we have been very unfortunate regarding some of our results. "We have been in terrific form at home. There is no secret. We work ever so hard. Even when we are away we are positive in our outlook." West Ham are battling to avoid the drop and go into the match on the back of a 4-2 defeat by Manchester United but Coyle believes they are in a false position, saying: "We have to make sure we are at our best on Saturday to get the three points as West Ham have real quality. "They are a very good team and better than their league position suggests as they have shown in recent games. "West Ham were 2-0 up on Manchester United and there on merit, so we will give them the utmost respect. But when we are at our best we can go toe to toe with any team." Zat Knight (knee) and Mark Davies (ankle) return to the squad after injury while Ricardo Gardner is also in contention following a loan spell at Preston. West Ham manager Avram Grant will serve the first match of a touchline ban. The Israeli was handed a two-game ban and #6,000 fine earlier this week for comments made about referee Mike Jones during last month's 2-1 FA Cup quarter-final defeat to Stoke. While Grant will be banished to the stands at the Reebok Stadium, the Hammers have no fresh injury concerns to contend with. Jack Collison (knee) and Junior Stanislas (hernia) are both ruled out with long-standing injuries.

Formation:433Manager: Owen Coyle

Bolton

Formation: 433Manager: Avram Grant

West Ham

  • Jussi Jaaskelainen
  • Gretar Rafn Steinsson
  • Gary Cahill
  • Zat Knight
  • Marcos Alonso
  • Chung-Yong Lee
  • Fabrice Muamba
  • Martin Petrov
  • Johan Elmander
  • Kevin Davies
  • Daniel Sturridge
  • SUBS
  • Adam Bogdan
  • Paul Robinson
  • Matthew Taylor
  • Ivan Klasnic
  • Rodrigo Moreno
  • Robbie Blake
  • Tamir Cohen

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Match Report

Sturridge stars in Trotters triumph On-loan striker Daniel Sturridge sent Bolton heading down Wembley way with a spring in their step after this emphatic 3-0 victory at the Reebok Stadium. Sturridge, though, will be there in spirit only when they face Stoke in an FA Cup semi-final a week tomorrow as he played for Chelsea earlier in the competition. He took his tally to six goals in eight games today and has arguably been one of the best signings of the January transfer window. Lee Chung-yong was also on target and while Bolton have much to look forward to the future looks bleak for West Ham. They remain deep in relegation trouble and manager Avram Grant cut a disconsolate figure in the stand as he served a touchline ban. Bolton almost got off to a perfect start after Kevin Davies picked out Sturridge in the penalty area in the third minute. He fired in a shot that took a deflection off West Ham defender Manuel da Costa. Gary Cahill then got on the end of Martin Petrov's corner but saw his header go wide of the post. Bolton kept up the pressure and full back Gretar Steinsson raced to the byline. He picked out Kevin Davies and the skipper tried to release Sturridge with a clever little chip but put too much weight on the ball. The home side took the lead in the 14th minute with a superb strike by Sturridge after he was played in by Johan Elmander. Sturridge carved an opening for himself out of nothing before curling a shot beyond Robert Green and into the corner. Kevin Davies should have added a second in the 18th minute but dragged his effort wide but a minute later Bolton forged 2-0 ahead. West Ham failed to close down Martin Petrov and he swung in a cross that was headed firmly home by Lee. Petrov was revelling in the space afford to him and cracked in a shot after 28 minutes that was blocked by James Tomkins. Petrov again came close minutes later as did Elmander while Sturridge saw a close-range header taken by Green. Petrov then skipped down the wing in the 39th minute and floated a cross into the centre that went marginally over Sturridge's head. West Ham hit back two minutes later when Thomas Hitzlsperger tested Jussi Jaaskelainen with a shot from the edge of the box after Wayne Bridge had delivered the cross. Bolton responded and went 3-0 ahead in the 51st minute with Sturridge's second goal of the game. He drifted in from the left and got the better of Scott Parker on the edge of the area before steering a shot beyond Robert Green. Sturridge came within a stride of completing his hat-trick in the 55th minute, only for Tomkins to make a vital interception. A minute later West Ham almost pulled a goal back but Jussi Jaaskelainen reacted magnificently to somehow claw away a header from Demba Ba. Back came Bolton and Green did well to get a hand to Sturridge's chip from close range. However West Ham had suddenly come alive and Tomkins saw his effort in the 63rd minute blocked by Jaaskelainen. Bolton continued to look dangerous every time they broke forward and Sturridge was again left frustrated in the 68th minute when he found the wrong side of the post with his effort. Bolton almost added a fourth in the 83rd minute through substitute Ivan Klasnic but he failed to test Green and sent his effort wide. The crowd were willing Sturridge to get his hat-trick but the young striker squandered a glorious chance from close range in stoppage time.

Form Guide

    LWDWLL
  • Bolton
  • VS
  • West Ham
  • LDWWDL

Last Meetings

  • West Ham
  • 1 - 3
  • Bolton
  • 21/08/2010
  • West Ham
  • 1 - 2
  • Bolton
  • 06/03/2010
  • Bolton
  • 3 - 1
  • West Ham
  • 15/12/2009
  • Bolton
  • 2 - 1
  • West Ham
  • 21/02/2009
  • West Ham
  • 1 - 3
  • Bolton
  • 05/10/2008
  • Bolton
  • 1 - 0
  • West Ham
  • 12/04/2008

Top Scorers

Bolton

  • J Elmander 10
  • D Sturridge 4
  • KC Davies 3
  • M Petrov 3
  • I Klasnic 3
  • G Cahill 3
  • S Holden 2
  • C Lee 2
  • R Blake 1
  • M Taylor 1
  • Z Knight 1
  • G Steinsson 1
  • M Davies 1
  • F Muamba 1
  • RM Moreno 1

West Ham

  • S Parker 5
  • F Piquionne 5
  • C Cole 5
  • D Ba 4
  • VN Obinna 3
  • R Keane 1
  • T Hitzlsperger 1
  • J Spector 1
  • J Tomkins 1
  • MT da Costa 1
  • J Stanislas 1
  • F Sears 1

Goals

Bolton

    • Total goals 86
    • Goals per game 43
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 8 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 10 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

West Ham

    • Total goals 81
    • Goals per game 38
  • (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 8 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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