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  • Date:02 Oct 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The Hawthorns
  • Morrison (77)
  • Elmander (63)
Goal!

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91:44 +1.44

Handball decision goes against Kevin Davies. Free kick taken by Chris Brunt.

90:15 +0.15

The ball is crossed by Chris Brunt, Peter Odemwingie has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.

89:17

Somen Tchoyi comes on in place of James Morrison.

87:51

The ball is swung over by Chris Brunt, Zat Knight makes a clearance.

86:03

Matthew Taylor has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

86:03

Matthew Taylor has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.

84:08

Mark Davies fouled by Gabriel Tamas, the ref awards a free kick. Gabriel Tamas is shown a yellow card. Strike on goal comes in from Matthew Taylor from the free kick.

82:33

Foul by Gonzalo Jara on Mark Davies, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Stuart Holden. Gonzalo Jara is given a yellow card. Mark Davies goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.

82:02

Giles Barnes has a drilled shot. Save by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

81:50

The offside flag is raised against Matthew Taylor. Indirect free kick taken by Gonzalo Jara.

80:48

Mark Davies on for Johan Elmander.

80:33

Kevin Davies concedes a free kick for a foul on Jonas Olsson. Scott Carson takes the free kick.

78:56

Centre by Peter Odemwingie, Chris Brunt takes a weak shot. Save by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

77:21

James Morrison finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty area. West Brom 1-1 Bolton.Peter Odemwingie provided the assist for the goal.

76:32

Effort from the edge of the box by Peter Odemwingie goes wide of the right-hand upright.

75:32

Matthew Taylor on for Chung-Yong Lee.

75:21

A cross is delivered by Martin Petrov.

75:02

The ball is delivered by Chris Brunt, save by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

73:47

Inswinging corner taken by Chris Brunt, Zat Knight makes a clearance.

73:22

Simon Cox takes a shot. Blocked by Stuart Holden.

73:10

A cross is delivered by Giles Barnes.

73:00

Chris Brunt produces a cross.

72:47

Inswinging corner taken by Chris Brunt from the left by-line, Zat Knight manages to make a clearance.

72:19

James Morrison takes a inswinging corner. Centre by Gabriel Tamas, clearance made by Stuart Holden.

72:15

Giles Barnes crosses the ball, Gary Cahill makes a clearance.

70:16

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Peter Odemwingie by Zat Knight. Simon Cox comes on in place of Paul Scharner. Shot by Chris Brunt. Blocked by Gretar Rafn Steinsson.

68:44

Nicky Shorey crosses the ball, blocked by Gary Cahill.

68:22

Nicky Shorey crosses the ball, Zat Knight makes a clearance.

67:44

Effort from the edge of the box by Martin Petrov goes wide of the left-hand upright.

67:26

The ball is sent over by Giles Barnes, save by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

66:13

Unfair challenge on Chris Brunt by Kevin Davies results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Scott Carson.

64:36

The ball is swung over by Chris Brunt, save by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

63:12

Goal scored by Johan Elmander from the edge of the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. West Brom 0-1 Bolton.Assist by Kevin Davies.

62:15

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stuart Holden by James Morrison. Jussi Jaaskelainen takes the direct free kick. James Morrison shown a yellow card.

62:04

Centre by Gabriel Tamas, Kevin Davies makes a clearance.

60:26

Youssouf Mulumbu fouled by Johan Elmander, the ref awards a free kick. Johan Elmander is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Chris Brunt takes the direct free kick.

58:45

The assistant referee signals for offside against Kevin Davies. Scott Carson restarts play with the free kick. Giles Barnes is brought on as a substitute for Graham Dorrans.

57:16

James Morrison produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.

56:04

Pass corner from right by-line crossed in by Chris Brunt, Gary Cahill makes a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by James Morrison from the left by-line, clearance by Paul Robinson. Shot from 20 yards from Chris Brunt. Gary Cahill gets a block in.

56:04

Pass corner from right by-line taken by Chris Brunt to short, Gary Cahill manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by James Morrison, Paul Robinson manages to make a clearance. Shot by Chris Brunt. Blocked by Gary Cahill.

55:15

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Peter Odemwingie by Zat Knight. Free kick crossed by Chris Brunt.

54:32

Kevin Davies takes a shot. Save by Scott Carson.

54:01

Shot by James Morrison. Save by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

52:55

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by James Morrison from the left by-line to the near post.

52:41

The ball is sent over by Chris Brunt, Gary Cahill makes a clearance.

51:38

Gabriel Tamas challenges Kevin Davies unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

51:24

Shot from long range by James Morrison misses to the right of the target.

50:25

Martin Petrov crosses the ball, clearance by Jonas Olsson. Outswinging corner taken by Martin Petrov from the left by-line, Gary Cahill takes a shot. Nicky Shorey gets a block in.

48:37

Unfair challenge on Gary Cahill by Peter Odemwingie results in a free kick. Jussi Jaaskelainen restarts play with the free kick.

47:45

Zat Knight concedes a free kick for a foul on Peter Odemwingie. Gonzalo Jara restarts play with the free kick.

47:05

Peter Odemwingie sends in a cross, clearance by Paul Robinson.

45:57

The ball is sent over by Martin Petrov. Effort on goal by Fabrice Muamba from 35 yards missed to the left of the net.

45:32 +0.32

The ball is delivered by Chris Brunt, Gary Cahill manages to make a clearance.

45:19

Drilled left-footed shot by Martin Petrov. Save by Scott Carson. Corner taken by Martin Petrov from the right by-line, clearance made by James Morrison.

42:22

Foul by Paul Scharner on Chung-Yong Lee, free kick awarded. Gretar Rafn Steinsson takes the free kick.

38:28

Outswinging corner taken by Martin Petrov from the left by-line, Gretar Rafn Steinsson takes a shot. Save made by Scott Carson.

36:43

Centre by Gretar Rafn Steinsson, clearance by Chris Brunt.

34:15

The ball is delivered by Youssouf Mulumbu, Gretar Rafn Steinsson manages to make a clearance.

33:48

Shot by Chris Brunt. Save by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

33:48

Chris Brunt takes a shot. Save by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

31:43

Peter Odemwingie delivers the ball, clearance made by Paul Robinson.

30:21

Handball decision goes against Zat Knight. Free kick taken by Chris Brunt.

28:55

James Morrison fouled by Paul Robinson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Gonzalo Jara.

28:21

Peter Odemwingie produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.

28:15

James Morrison crosses the ball.

27:31

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul Scharner by Stuart Holden. Direct free kick taken by Chris Brunt.

25:41

Chung-Yong Lee concedes a free kick for a foul on Youssouf Mulumbu. Nicky Shorey restarts play with the free kick.

25:41

Johan Elmander challenges Youssouf Mulumbu unfairly and gives away a free kick. Nicky Shorey restarts play with the free kick.

24:42

Free kick awarded for a foul by Martin Petrov on Gabriel Tamas. Free kick taken by Gabriel Tamas.

23:49

Peter Odemwingie delivers the ball, clearance made by Paul Robinson. Short corner worked by James Morrison, Nicky Shorey crosses the ball, Zat Knight manages to make a clearance.

20:59

Chris Brunt takes a shot. Blocked by Gary Cahill. Peter Odemwingie produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal. Peter Odemwingie is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

20:42

Centre by Paul Scharner, Gary Cahill manages to make a clearance.

19:53

Nicky Shorey sends in a cross, Gary Cahill makes a clearance.

18:08

Long range shot by James Morrison goes wide right of the net.

16:53

Chris Brunt takes a shot. Paul Robinson gets a block in. Corner taken left-footed by Chris Brunt, save by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

15:43

Centre by Graham Dorrans.

15:37

The ball is crossed by James Morrison, clearance made by Gary Cahill.

14:28

The ball is sent over by Graham Dorrans.

12:22

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Martin Petrov, Gary Cahill produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.

11:52

Jonas Olsson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kevin Davies. Direct free kick taken by Jussi Jaaskelainen.

11:41

James Morrison sends in a cross, Stuart Holden manages to make a clearance.

11:06

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Gabriel Tamas.

7:27

Gretar Rafn Steinsson delivers the ball, save made by Scott Carson.

5:27

Chung-Yong Lee delivers the ball, save by Scott Carson.

4:13

James Morrison decides to take a short corner.

3:31

Chung-Yong Lee crosses the ball, save by Scott Carson.

1:55

Chris Brunt crosses the ball.

The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

The referee calls an end to the first half.

The match restarts for the second half.

The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.

Match Preview

Newton delighted with Odemwingie impact West Brom assistant boss Eddie Newton has hailed the "different dimension" Peter Odemwingie has brought to the side. The Nigeria forward has been an instant hit following his move to the Hawthorns from Lokomotiv Moscow this summer and was instrumental in the shock 3-2 win at Arsenal last weekend, scoring Albion's first goal having earlier won his team a penalty as his pace caught out the Gunners defence. Odemwingie has scored three goals in five games but his all-round play has also caught the eye and Newton said: "Peter brings a positivity to the changing room, he is very positive as a man, very positive. "He mixes with everybody really well and as a player he has got loads of pace which threatens the defence and he is very positive, he will shoot on sight, he is very clever in his movements, so he does give us a different dimension when he plays." Newton revealed the emphasis this week in training had been on making everything as normal as possible following last week's heroics, with Bolton the visitors to the Hawthorns. "We will continue to do the same as we have been doing from the beginning of the season and what we were doing last season, working really hard on the training field," the former Chelsea midfielder added. "The management team are working very hard analysing the opposition, doing all the stuff that we have to do and we will continue to do the same thing. "It's been a great week, you're not going to go to the Emirates on a regular basis and get a victory so we told the boys to enjoy it and rightly so, but it's back to the job as usual when you come back in and we've been training well this week." Czech striker Roman Bednar is available after he missed out on the trip to face Arsenal last weekend because of a thigh injury, while Romanian defender Gabriel Tamas has fully recovered from a calf injury and is also back in contention. Meanwhile, Bolton boss Owen Coyle believes there is more to West Brom's impressive start to the season than just the sheer enthusiasm of being Barclays Premier League new boys. The Baggies, who gained automatic promotion after finishing second in the Championship last term, have made a storming return to the top flight so far and currently lie sixth in the table. Di Matteo's men have accrued 10 points from their opening six league games, with last week's 3-2 victory at Arsenal causing arguably the biggest shock of the campaign to date. That result left Albion fans pinching themselves, although they will be wary of false dawns having seen their side drop back into the second tier on three separate occasions over the last decade. Coyle also knows the initial boost provided by promotion can soon fade away, having got Burnley up and off to an encouraging start in 2009-10 only for the Clarets to be relegated after he left for Wanderers in January. With West Brom though, the Scot feels it is simply a case of a club reaping success due to the quality of its players. "I think when you are newly-promoted there is a freshness and an energy," said Coyle. "There is a real vibrancy about the football club - but all those things pale into insignificance if you don't have the quality to back that up in terms of the players. "West Bromwich Albion have shown this season that they do. They have been up and down for the last few years, but they have bona fide Premier League players. "Roberto has signed well and brought in a couple of very good players. They have a very good team and they have tremendous backing at the Hawthorns where the fans are passionate in getting behind their team." With regard to his own players, Coyle could face a selection dilemma ahead of tomorrow's away game against the Baggies. Gary Cahill returns to the squad after suspension but his defensive colleagues have performed admirably in his absence, leaving the manager with a tough decision. "Sam Ricketts has come in after Andy O'Brien got injured at Aston Villa and he has been outstanding," Coyle said. "Sam is an international player who can play anywhere, so his level of performance hasn't surprised me. "Those lads have done ever so well, but that is why as a manager you have to make these decisions when they come about. "We had a tough decision last week with Jussi Jaaskelainen being back available after suspension because young Adam Bogdan had been terrific in goal. "Ultimately we will pick the best team that we think can go to West Brom and get a positive result."

Formation:451Manager: Roberto Di Matteo

West Brom

Formation: 442Manager: Owen Coyle

Bolton

  • Scott Carson
  • Gonzalo Jara
  • Gabriel Tamas
  • Jonas Olsson
  • Nicky Shorey
  • James Morrison
  • Graham Dorrans
  • Youssouf Mulumbu
  • Paul Scharner
  • Chris Brunt
  • Peter Odemwingie
  • SUBS
  • Boaz Myhill
  • Somen Tchoyi
  • Ibanez Pablo
  • Giles Barnes
  • Steven Reid
  • Marc-Antoine Fortune
  • Simon Cox

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Match Report

Honours even at Hawthorns West Brom and Bolton took a point each from a lively 1-1 Barclays Premier League draw at the Hawthorns. Wanderers went in front mid-way through the second half thanks to a strike from Johan Elmander. The Baggies responded well, though, and drew level in the 78th minute when James Morrison nodded in Peter Odemwingie's cross. Both sides went into the contest looking to build upon impressive results from the previous weekend, but neither were able to make the breakthrough in a tightly-contested opening period. The hosts carved out the first opportunity of the game in the second minute with Chris Brunt swinging an inviting ball into the box which Morrison was only just unable to get on the end of. Bolton had a chance of their own soon after but skipper Kevin Davies could not get any real power on his header from Lee Chung-yong's cross and the ball bounced into Scott Carson's arms. Gary Cahill, back in the Wanderers team after serving a three-match suspension, made a better connection with Martin Petrov's corner having been allowed the space to do so, but the England defender's header went narrowly over the bar. At the other end, Brunt tried a speculative effort from distance which was deflected wide and Jussi Jaaskelainen punched away the resulting corner from the same player. Baggies frontman Odemwingie, named as the Premier League's player of the month for September, then turned on the edge of the area and drilled a low shot off target. The Nigeria forward was looking to add to his tally of three goals in five games since joining Albion in August and made another attempt just before the half-hour mark with a header that he could not keep down. Brunt was next to try his luck with a swerving strike that bounced off Jaaskelainen. Elmander then flicked a cross into the West Brom box which Jonas Olsson just managed to nod away before it reached Davies, and Gretar Steinsson got his head to a Petrov corner but Carson caught the ball comfortably. Bolton started the second half in purposeful fashion and after Carson had tipped away an effort from Petrov, Cahill saw his header cleared off the line. Davies then hit a shot that Carson managed to deal with, but the visitors were looking threatening and in the 64th minute they took the lead. A neat build-up led to Davies laying the ball into the path of Elmander, who broke into the box and finished to notch his fourth goal of the season. Odemwingie had a great chance to equalise after pouncing on an error by Zat Knight, but he dragged his shot disappointingly wide. The forward soon made amends, though, showing some tidy footwork before flighting a wonderful cross for Morrison, who headed home to make it 1-1 with 12 minutes of normal time remaining. Moments later Odemwingie teed up another opportunity by squaring to Brunt, but the midfielder was denied by a brilliant save from Jaaskelainen. Substitute Matthew Taylor did his best to try and put Bolton back in front but his free-kick was just too high and he then flashed a strike across goal and wide. Odemwingie found himself in a good position again in the dying moments but could not bring the ball under control.

Form Guide

    LWLDWW
  • West Brom
  • VS
  • Bolton
  • DWDLDD

Last Meetings

  • West Brom
  • 1 - 1
  • Bolton
  • 21/03/2009
  • Bolton
  • 0 - 0
  • West Brom
  • 30/08/2008
  • West Brom
  • 0 - 0
  • Bolton
  • 17/04/2006
  • Bolton
  • 2 - 0
  • West Brom
  • 23/10/2005
  • Bolton
  • 1 - 1
  • West Brom
  • 01/01/2005
  • West Brom
  • 2 - 1
  • Bolton
  • 02/10/2004

Top Scorers

West Brom

  • PO Odemwingie 3
  • J Thomas 1
  • C Brunt 1
  • GA Jara 1
  • J Olsson 1

Bolton

  • J Elmander 3
  • R Blake 1
  • KC Davies 1
  • Z Knight 1
  • M Petrov 1

Goals

West Brom

    • Total goals 19
    • Goals per game 8
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Bolton

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

possession


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