This is bloody insane. Like proper insane. Bolton Wanderers have now got 4 wins from 4 league games. We're top of the League. The only team in the entire football league to still have a perfect record. We're on the best run in 82 years. All following our worst season in the memories of all Bolton fans. Credit to Parky, credit to the players and credit to the fans and owners.
We had a pretty much unchanged line up, unsurprisingly. The only change was Zach Clough coming in for Proctor who is nursing a niggle. The first half belonged to Fleetwood. Bolton couldn't string 2 passes together and Fleetwood were exploiting our chronic lack of width. This culminated in a goal for Fleetwood who seized on a Dean Moxey mistake (he really needs to be dropped for Andrew Taylor).
Parky had evidently done some kind of voodoo at half time because Wanderers came out in the second half a team possessed. We were all over them and had several opportunities to get the goals. Namely from Mark Davies and Kaiyne Woolery who was on for the injured Clough. Madine got our first and with 7 minutes to go, Vela got the winner to complete the turn around.
We are so resilient these days it's unbelievable. When we went down I didn't panic. I didn't expect two or more in quick succession. You just know the new steely Wanderers with Parkinson doing what he does had it in them to come back. That's saying something given how we've been in recent years.
The Clough injury gives me a bad feeling. The young striker went down without anyone around him and signalled for a substitution straight away. He seemed to walk off fairly normally so hopefully it was done more as a caution. Fingers crossed.
I will add that his replacement, Woolery really added another dimension. He really highlights how much we've missed pace in this team for far too long. He chased balls that would have normally been lost and kept them in. He hassled defenders and gave them less time than they usually would and he forced the keeper in to saves with shots from balls no other player would have got on.
We look like a force to be reckoned with this season. A couple more additions and we could be having one hell of a season. COYWM!