Wednesday February 16, 2011 4th Round Finished DW Stadium

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  1. Bolton knock Wigan out of FA Cup

    Bolton knock Wigan out of FA Cup

    Bolton booked a trip to Fulham in the last 16 of the FA Cup after Ivan Klasnic's strike secured a 1-0 victory at Wigan. More

  • Live Commentary

    Time:90'
    • Wigan Athletic
    • Bolton Wanderers
    • FT There goes the final whistle and Bolton have earnt a fifth round clash with Fulham. Final score - Wigan Athletic 1-1 Bolton Wanderers.
    • 90+5' Two more pitch invaders! What's going on here?! Come on ref, blow up...
    • 90+4' Oops, we've got a pitch invader! The stewards are onto him quickly though and we're back underway.
    • 90+2' Bolton have a corner and Elmander is happy to take it short in order to try and work down the clock.
    • 90+1' There will be five minutes of added time!
    • 90' Bogdan catches the corner with ease. That was a very poor cross.
    • 90' Wigan corner... can they snatch a late equaliser!?
    • 89' That's wasteful. Bolton clear with ease and can break.
    • 88' Davies fouls and is shown a yellow card. Chance for Wigan to deliver a ball into the Bolton box.
    • 87' Diame looks to be pushed off the ball but the ref doesn't give it. Instead it's a Bolton throw.
    • 85' Davies immediately shows his aerial threat, expertly bringing the ball down on his chest.
    • 84' BOLTON SUB: Klasnic makes way for Kevin Davies. Not a bad sub to bring on with five minutes left to hold the ball up.
    • 83' Stam receives some late instructions from Wigan boss Roberto Martinez. What have Wigan got left?
    • 81' Wigan look to have switched to 4-4-2 and that's given them more options up front.
    • 80' Arsenal have drawn level against Barcelona at the Emirates. Follow that Champions League clash here.
    • 78' Bolton's Robinson is booked.
    • 77' Caldwell gets caught out and is forced to foul his man. That was a bit of a rugby tackle. Free-kick.
    • 75' Petrov's left-footed corner is headed over the bar by Cahill for a Wigan goal-kick.
    • 74' Moses bursts forward, beats one, but catches the ball with his heel and is forced backwards.
    • 73' Stam knocks the ball out for a Bolton corner.
    • 71' That's a good response by Wigan, but can they make the decisive breakthrough?
    • 70' Gomez's side-footed shot his the crossbar! Bogdan was beaten but the woodwork saves Bolton.
    • 69' Bolton fail to take advantage of the corner and Wigan have brief respite.
    • 68' Klasnic has the chance to go for goal but squares for Davies, which allows Wigan to clear for a corner.
    • 67' GOAL! Bolton are alert to win the second ball in midfield and Klasnic is set free to finish clinically past Pollitt!
    • 66' Bolton have another goal scratched off as Petrov strolls offside. The lino was very quick on that one!
    • 64' Robinson flies in with a heavy challenge but it looks like he'll escape a booking.
    • 63' The ball drops to Muamba in the penalty box but his first touch is awful and Pollitt saves the resulting shot. Muamba should have hit that first time!
    • 62' Petrov's poor corner is cleared by Wigan.
    • 61' Petrov breaks down the left and goes for goal but Caldwell blocks. Bolton corner.
    • 59' Moses tracks back well, following his man, to eventually win back possession for the hosts.
    • 57' BOLTON SUB: Ricketts clambers onto the stretcher and is replaced by Marcos Alonso.
    • 56' Ricketts goes down clutching his ankle and it looks like he may have to go off.
    • 54' Bolton break quickly but it ends with Wigan keeper Pollitt confidently catching the resulting cross.
    • 53' Gomez goes across to take the corner... it's a poor one, just bouncing into the box for Elmander to clear.
    • 52' Diame shows quick feet to win Wigan a corner.
    • 51' Wheater almost gets caught out as Diame flies in but manages to clear.
    • 50' Bolton have had nine shots, to Wigan's three.
    • 49' Will we get a goal in this second half? Will we get a result within the 90 minutes?
    • 47' Gomez's poor clearance gives Muamba the ball but his shot is blocked.
    • 46' Bolton get the second half underway...
    • HT There goes the half-time whistle and it's Wigan 0-0 Bolton. Here's hoping for a better second half.
    • 45' There will be two minutes of added time.
    • 43' Diame puts the Bolton defence under pressure and Wheater has to be on his toes to sweep the ball clear.
    • 42' WIGAN SUB: McManaman has had to go off after that clash with Muamba and is replaced by Victor Moses.
    • 41' Elmander picks his spot with the free-kick and hits the post! Bolton are the only team in this at the moment.
    • 40' Bolton free-kick - Pollitt's arranging the Wigan wall.
    • 39' Petrov beats the offside trap and Pollitt pulls another good save out of the bag, tipping the ball over the 'bar.
    • 38' Muamba is the subject of Wigan boos after that high challenge.
    • 37' Bogdan plucks the resulting free-kick out of the air.
    • 36' Muamba goes in high and the referee has no choice but to blow up for a foul. McManaman's cut his head as a result and may need stiches.
    • 35' Di Santo goes for a spectacular Rooney-esque bicycle kick but it doesn't come off.
    • 33' Wigan knock the ball back to Bolton keeper Bogdan after play was stopped for a brief injury stoppage.
    • 31' Eurosport reader jrf8 says: "Stam? McManaman? bit old aint they" Ronnie and Callum, respectively. But all you Wigan fans knew that.
    • 30' Barcelona have taken the lead againt Arsenal. More here.
    • 28' Klasnic breaks free and is through but Politt stands tall to deny the Bolton forward!
    • 27' McManaman wins possession with a great challenge but his touch is too heavy and Bolton win the ball back. That could have been dangerous, Wigan had three players striding forward.
    • 26' That's an awful effort by Gomez... straight into the Bolton fans.
    • 25' Gomez wins a free-kick midway inside the Bolton half. Is he tempted to have a pop?
    • 24' Stam does well to put Wheater under pressure and win a throw-in.
    • 23' Thomas looks a yard off the pace, but he has been struggling with flu recently.
    • 22' The winners of this tie will travel to Fulham at the weekend.
    • 20' Di Santo nearly creeps in after a neat one-two but he strayed offside.
    • 18' McManaman is Bolton's only outlet at the moment. The 19-year-old is making his third appearance in the FA Cup.
    • 17' McManaman wins a free-kick after being pushed by Muamba.
    • 17' Bolton are still enjoying most of the ball, with Wigan unable to string too many passes together.
    • 16' Diame goes to go from distance but his shot is blocked by Cahill, who then puts his own keeper under pressure with a poor back-pass.
    • 15' S Caldwell rises to bring down the free-kick and clear for the Latics.
    • 14' Di Santo catches Wheater to hand Bolton a free-kick on the edge of the box.
    • 13' Wigan look to be struggling with the awful DW Stadium pitch.
    • 12' Petrov swings in the corner but it misses everyone.
    • 11' Bolton are enjoying a good spell and earn a corner for their troubles.
    • 10' Lopez does well to stand tall in defence and dispossess Bolton.
    • 8' Di Santo gets behind the line but, with no team-mates in the box, his cross-cum-shot goes out for a throw-in on the other side.
    • 7' Gomez is caught by Muamba. Free-kick.
    • 6' Bogdan clears his lines.
    • 5' Wheater almost puts the ball in his own net but Bogdan manages to gather the ball at the second attempt.
    • 3' GOAL! No, it's been ruled out for offside. Elmander reacted first to sweep in a loose ball but he had strayed beyond the line.
    • 2' Bolton string together a neat move which ends with Cahill's cushioned header and Klasnic's shot wide.
    • 1' And we're off at the DW Stadium...
    • 19:40 Wigan go into this tie on the back of a four-game unbeaten run, while Bolton recovered from their 2-1 defeat at Tottenham by beating Everton 2-0 on Sunday.
    • 19:35 These two have already faced eachother twice in the Premier League this season - and both matches ended 1-1. Surely not another draw tonight? Well, maybe after 90 minutes, but we're guaranteed a result after extra time.
    • 19:30 Don't forget - as if you could - Arsenal are in Champions League action tonight and host Barcelona at the Emirates. Follow that one here.
    • 19:25 THE TEAMS ARE IN:
    • - Wigan: Pollitt, Stam, Gary Caldwell, Steven Caldwell, Lopez, Gomez, Diame, Thomas, McArthur, McManaman, Di Santo /// Subs: Kirkland, McCarthy, Watson, Moses, Roman Golobart, Roman Golobart, Mustoe, Redmond
    • - Bolton: Bogdan, Ricketts, Wheater, Cahill, Robinson, Lee, Mark Davies, Muamba, Petrov, Klasnic, Elmander /// Subs: Lainton, Taylor, Kevin Davies, Moreno, Blake, Cohen, Alonso
    • - Referee: Michael Oliver (Northumberland)
    • 19:20 The initial match-up between these two sides finished with a dour 0-0 draw back in January. Here's how it unfolded.
    • 19:15 Welcome to LIVE text commentary of the FA Cup fourth round replay between Wigan Athletic and Bolton Wanderers.
  • Summary

    • 70' Gomez's side-footed shot his the crossbar! Bogdan was beaten but the woodwork saves Bolton.
    • 67' GOAL! Bolton are alert to win the second ball in midfield and Klasnic is set free to finish clinically past Pollitt!
    • 66' Bolton have another goal scratched off as Petrov strolls offside. The lino was very quick on that one!
    • 63' The ball drops to Muamba in the penalty box but his first touch is awful and Pollitt saves the resulting shot. Muamba should have hit that first time!
    • 41' Elmander picks his spot with the free-kick and hits the post! Bolton are the only team in this at the moment.
    • 35' Di Santo goes for a spectacular Rooney-esque bicycle kick but it doesn't come off.
    • 28' Klasnic breaks free and is through but Politt stands tall to deny the Bolton forward!
    • 3' GOAL! No, it's been ruled out for offside. Elmander reacted first to sweep in a loose ball but he had strayed beyond the line.

Team Line-up & Ratings

  • Line-up

    Live Team Line-Up

    • Starting line-up

      • M. Pollitt
      • R. Stam
      • G. Caldwell
      • S. Caldwell
      • A. López
      • M. Diamé
      • H. Thomas
      • J. Gómez
      • J. McArthur
      • C. McManaman Substitution Out (43′)
      • F. Di Santo

      Subs

      • C. Kirkland
      • J. McCarthy
      • V. Moses Substitution In43′
      • B. Watson
      • J. Mustoe
      • R. Golobart
      • D. Redmond
    • Starting line-up

      • Á. Bogdán
      • S. Ricketts Substitution Out (58′)
      • D. Wheater
      • G. Cahill
      • P. Robinson Yellow Card
      • M. Davies Yellow Card
      • F. Muamba Substitution Out (90′)
      • C. Lee
      • M. Petrov
      • I. Klasnic Goal Substitution Out (84′)
      • J. Elmander

      Subs

      • R. Blake
      • K. Davies Substitution In84′
      • T. Cohen Substitution In90′
      • M. Taylor
      • Rodri
      • M. Alonso Substitution In58′
      • R. Lainton
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