Bolton 0-2 Sheff Weds: Owls produce strong performance to land three points

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Bolton Wanderers on home loss to Sheffield Wednesday at University of Bolton Stadium on Saturday. Bolton Wanderers were looking to pick up points after winning last match whilst SWFC were beaten 2-0 in the previous match against Peterborough United. As it stands, Bolton Wanderers and SWFC are 7th, (8 points) and 4th, (10 points), in the league respectively, after 5 matches.

SWFC started the match well, when George Byers gave The Owls the lead, 36 minutes in. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Liam Palmer, 38 minutes in, to take a 2-0 lead into half time. Both teams struggled to produce anything meaningful in the second half, leaving the final score at 2-0.

Substitutions for Bolton Wanderers included Dion Charles, Jon Bodvarsson, Kieran Sadlier, Elias Kachunga and Declan John for Aaron Morley, Amadou Bakayoko, Conor Bradley, Oladapo Afolayan and Jack Iredale, repectively. SWFC brought on Dennis Adeniran and Will Vaulks, to replace Josh Windass and Barry Bannan.

There were bookings for Conor Bradley and Kieran Sadlier from Bolton Wanderers. For SWFC, Dennis Adeniran saw yellow.

Bolton Wanderers will next travel to Plymouth Argyle, while SWFC will face Forest Green Rovers at home.

Technical card:
Bolton Wanderers:Aaron Morley (Dion Charles, min.62), Amadou Bakayoko (Jon Bodvarsson, min.62), Conor Bradley (Kieran Sadlier, min.78), Oladapo Afolayan (Elias Kachunga, min.78) and Jack Iredale (Declan John, min.79)
Sheffield Wednesday:George Byers, Liam Palmer, Josh Windass (Dennis Adeniran, min.83) and Barry Bannan (Will Vaulks, min.90)
Stadium:University of Bolton Stadium
Goals:George Byers (0-1, min. 36) and Liam Palmer (0-2, min. 38)