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Semi-Immediate Reaction: Bolton Wanderers 3-1 MK Dons

Two wins and six goals in a week!

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In a game that was meant to be a tense relegation six-pointer, Neil Lennon's Bolton Wanderers found their mojo in a straightforward and some may say easy win over a phenomenally poor MK Dons team.

With the same line-up as faced non-league Eastleigh on Tuesday, Wanderers looked good against a dreadful Dons side, who posed zero problems for the Whites.

So it was, with impressive performances from all in a white shirt - some stood out more than others but there was not a single player who underperformed.

Key men included the returning Liam Trotter, centre half revelation Rob Holding and on-loan Arsenal man Wellington Silva. The latter tore MK Dons to shreds with his pace and quick feet - inviting several outrageous tackles from embarrassed Dons defenders.

The referee, whoever he is, was as atrocious as Bolton were excellent. A bizarre 15 minute spell in the first half saw half a dozen ridiculous decisions go the way of the visitors, whilst in the second half his form continued with Wanderers receiving many a strange call from the man in black.

So in short it was our second win in five days - the second time in the same period that we've struck three goals. It was a hugely encouraging performance and one that makes the frustrations of the season to date all the more stark - we know these lads can play well....why do they do it so infrequently?

Special props to Shola Ameobi on his farewell appearance, who scored his second Bolton goal with a great run and tidy finish. Thanks for your efforts and good luck.

Isn't it fun to be a Wanderer on nights like these? More of the same to come, please.