Date: 2nd September 2018 at 10:30am
Written by:
Preston North End
2 – 2
Bolton Wanderers

Deepdale

Championship

1/09/2018 3:00 pm

Attendance: 16331

Referee: Andy Davies

Preston North End Bolton Wanderers
Robinson, Browne Ameobi, Olkowski
Declan Rudd Ben Alnwick
Tom Clarke Pawel Olkowski
Paul Huntington David Wheater
Ben Davies Mark Beevers
Andrew Hughes Andy Taylor
Ben Pearson
 
Jason Lowe
Paul Gallagher Gary O'Neil
 
Graham Burke Sammy Ameobi
 
Alan Browne Joe Williams
Brandon Barker Yanic Wildschut
Callum Robinson Josh Magennis
 

Substitutes

Chris Maxwell Remi Matthews
Darnell Fisher Josh Vela
Josh Earl Erhun Oztumer
Louis Moult Clayton Donaldson
Josh Harrop Craig Noone
Daniel Johnson
 
Jack Hobbs
Tom Barkhuizen Jonathan Grounds

Game Statistics

12 Goal attempts 14
4 On Target 6
7 Corners 4
8 Fouls 11
1 Yellow Cards 3
1 Red Cards 0
58 % 42

Bolton Wanderers remain unbeaten in the Championship after a 2-2 draw at Preston North End. It’s the first time Wanderers have managed to overturn a two-goal deficit since they came back at Valley Parade against Bradford in February 2017.

Callum Robinson had opened the scoring for North End after the ball was given away in midfield, before Alan Browne’s goal meant we fell further behind. We then turned things around, with Sammy Ameobi’s effort wrong-footing Declan Rudd, before Pawel Olkowski, with the aid of the woodwork, scored his first goal for us to equalise.

We did fall out of the playoffs with that result (yes, it is daft to care about that in September) but it’s 11 points from six games, which represents a decent start to the season. QPR are next, once the international break is done, a game which we really should be looking to win.

Joe Williams made his debut for us, and received a yellow card after the final whistle, after a clash with Ben Pearson, the latter being red-carded.

Bolton subs
Noone on for Wildschut (61)
Grounds on for Taylor (74)

Preston subs
Barkhuizen on for Gallagher (45)
Johnson on for Burke (45)
Moult on for Barker (61)

 

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