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Immediate Reaction: Bury 0-2 Bolton Wanderers

Another win, another clean sheet, and an elusive win at Gigg Lane

Chuffed with that - Parky has led Bolton to five straight clean sheets for the first time in 11 years
Chuffed with that - Parky has led Bolton to five straight clean sheets for the first time in 11 years
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Five consecutive league wins. Five consecutive league clean sheets. Three straight away wins. Three straight away clean sheets. Those are four Bolton Wanderers facts you won't have heard for a very long time.

Phil Parkinson has led his resurgent Bolton side to five straight clean sheets for the first time since November 2005, and we're now just two games away from equalling an all-time club record for consecutive away wins.

That's thanks to Bolton breaking their Gigg Lane hoodoo with a 2-0 win over Bury this evening, thanks to two penalties won and converted by the impressive Zach Clough - our first penalties of the entire season.

The little man had shown signs of getting back to his best at Millwall in midweek, but he was a menace to the Bury defence tonight. The first penalty may have been a little suspicious - there was minimal contact on Clough by former teammate Niall Maher - but the second was a blatant foul by Leon Barnett. Clough got up twice and converted with consummate coolness, sending the goalkeeper the wrong way both times. He could have completed the hat-trick with a good curled effort that was well saved by Ben Williams.

Bury enjoyed the majority of possession but, like at Millwall on Tuesday, the pairing of David Wheater and Mark Beevers was immense and never looked threatened. The workrate of the entire team was highly impressive, from Gary Madine up top and Josh Vela pressing the opposing defence and helping out his midfield to Jay Spearing being head and shoulders (figuratively at least) above anyone else on the pitch, while Derik Osede looked solid enough on his return to the starting eleven.

The signs don't look great for the hosts, as Bury have now lost five league games in a row for the first time since September 2011. But who cares, we're Bolton Wanderers and we're absolutely brilliant.

Bolton are back to second in the league and three points off top spot ahead of the visit of Port Vale this weekend.