What a performance. Bolton Wanderers held Premier League hopefuls (LOL) Liverpool to a goalless draw in Saturday evening's FA Cup fixture held at Anfield, possibly the quietest ground in world football. Even quieter than Arsenal, and that's an achievement.
Each and every Wanderer played his part, as did every member of the coaching staff and the fans in the packed away end. It was a performance for the ages and had we still been in the Prem then no doubt we'd have had a DVD released already.
So that's enough blather, on with the ratings:
What can you say. A truly magnificent performance and one that'll either cement his place as rightful first-choice goalkeeper over Andy Lonergan, or one that'll prompt overseas suitors to take advantage of his contract coming to an end and swoop in with a bid.
Either way, a magnificent career-defining display.
The Frenchman is a strange player. Sometimes he looks absolutely world class - other times he has more than a hint of Zat Knight about him.
Saturday however was more like the former. He was perhaps fortunate not to have to face the likes of Rickie Lambert, Daniel Sturridge or Mario Balotelli, but he did very well against the pace and guile of Raheem Sterling and also weighed in with some key blocks and headers.
Lucky not to be sent off, the Wanderers captain continued his recent shaky form. Despite this, he made a couple of important blocks and caused a nuisance in the Liverpool area.
A very close second to Bogdan in the Man of the Match standings, the American former NYRB defender was calm on the ball and strong in the tackle. Nice to see that his detractors have quietened down somewhat in the past months and this sort of performance is exactly why.
A really surprising showing from the former Crystal Palace man.. His excellent performance against highlighted what a buffoon Dougie Freedman was. Under Lennon's guidance, Moxey was superb and showed signs that perhaps his Wanderers career isn't dead yet.
No two ways about it, he's a very limited footballer. He can run fast for a bit though.
A somewhat quiet and understated performance, but a vital one providing the link between defence and attacking midfield. The Liverpudlian did really well upon his return to Merseyside and should rightly be proud of his 90 minutes.
The Wanderers academy graduate gets better with every game. Completely wasted at right back, he needs to start in midfield. His engine purred from the first minute til the last, and he would have impressed every single person inside that stadium with his tidy passing and snappy tackles.
Another all-energy performance that should cement his place in the starting line-up from now on. A real favourite of Lennon, he kept Philippe Coutinho under wraps as the game wore on.
The ex-Barcelona man showed several moments of quality behind Heskey and latterly Wilkinson. He probably should have scored once, maybe twice, but was otherwise neat and tidy and again put in a shift. Getting fitter every week, and he also appears to be getting to grips with the hustle and bustle of English football too.
Ex-Liverpool man brought on for Matt Mills who was headed for a red card. Broke up play neatly and didn't embarrass himself upon his return to Anfield.
Big lummox made several key clearances and interceptions.
Sorry, but I just don't see it. I know it's early days but the lack of strength in depth for Wanderers meant that the clearly green Wilkinson was forced into action. I should think the imminent signing of Adam Le Fondre will see Wilko head out on loan to gain more vital experience.
Another stellar managerial display as the boss set up his side both not to lose as well as having a mind to attack.
Let's hope we can keep him as he's the key to all our successes to come.