The scoreline didn't favor Bolton Wanderers and it certainly flattered Spurs. Bolton Wanderers were looking to be on the ascendency as Nigel Reo-Coker equalized in the second half before two quick-fire Spurs goals put the match out of reach. Because there really is no point measuring any of the players after the 70th minute, we'll base our Man of the Match decision on the parts of the game that actually mattered.
Nigel Reo-Coker had the greatest pass accuracy of the team, not counting Ryo Miyaichi (who only had one touch), at 92%. Reo-Coker took one shot on goal the entire match but it was the one that mattered as he slotted the ball home for Bolton's lone goal. Normally it's goals that win games but because this one was nowhere near enough to get the 3 points at the end of the day, we aren't counting it that highly.
Our Man of the Match has to be David Ngog. Until he was substituted out in the 65th minute with Nigel Reo-Coker, he was Bolton's greatest and most consistent threat going forward. He managed to get three shots off, all of which were on target. Ngog's pass accuracy was also relatively good at 81%. His biggest contribution though was the deft little backheel flick that found Nigel Reo-Coker in space to shoot. We hope he carries that confidence going forward against West Bromwich Albion and gets himself another goal or two.