Wigan Athletic 1-3 Bolton Wanderers: Chris Eagles Has Landed (Photos)

Alan Duffy

16th, October 2011

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By Alan Duffy

Wigan Athletic 1-3 Bolton Wanderers – Premier League – 15 October 2011

Wigan gave yet another fine example of how not to defend in their 3-1 home defeat at the hands of Bolton.

Defensive errors were central to the home side’s defeat yet again, with Bolton, a side hardly on top form this season, all too happy to capitalise.

Nigel Reo-Coker, a man once touted as a future England regular, netted a rare strike after just four minutes, with David Ngog (another rare scorer of a goal) and Chris Eagles bagging the other Bolton goals. Indeed, former Manchester United starlet Chris Eagles was the star turn at the DW Stadium, with a superb display of attacking play.

Mohamed Diame did net a superb long-range strike to level the scores on 40 minutes, but Wigan’s defensive frailty would cost them the game.

Surely time is running out for Roberto Martinez?


Nigel Reo-Coker scores the opener

Bolton celebrate scoring the first goal

Diamé nets a cracker to make it 1-1

“I’ve scored, I’ve scored! I’ve actually scored!!!”. Ngog scores a Ngoal

Off-form bulky hitman Kevin Davies missed from the penalty spot

More than just a haircut and a tan – Man of the match Chris Eagles nets for the Trotters

Roberto’s time is running out