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Immediate Reaction: Bolton Wanderers 3 v 1 Fulham

Chris gives us his reaction to the win

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I don't want to ruin things ahead of my scheduled 'Five Things' piece tomorrow, but in the light of Liam O'Meara being a big sleepy beardy bear, I've stepped in to provide the immediate reaction.

Firstly it was a hard-fought win against an incredibly poor Fulham side.

Bolton Wanderers themselves were not at full strength, with captain Matt Mills and centre forward Craig Davies both missing through injury - which gave on loan Manchester United wing back Saidy Janko the chance to make his first start since joining on deadline day.

Fulham scored after about half an hour following some poor defensive work from Bolton, who themselves equalised before half time through Eidur Gudjohnsen.

The away side, backed by about 15 travelling supporters, struggled throughout the game and really represented the worst Fulham side that I have ever seen at the Reebok.

Wanderers survived the odd counter attack, but deservedly took the lead with ten minutes remaining when Janko struck a thunderbolt past the Fulham keeper, who confirmed his own ineptitude five minutes later handing Adam Le Fondre the chance to open his Whites account with a tap in from 20 yards following a mistake from the hapless Bettenelli. It was nothing less than the striker deserved following a hard working performance.

Wanderers fans went home happy, but I'm sure manager Neil Lennon will have concerns given the poor performances by several players including Neil Danns, Josh Vela and Dorian Dervite.

Luckily, we took the three points and find ourselves tonight in 13th place on 37 points.

Oh and it was bloody freezing.