The Bolton Wanderers manager Owen Coyle has said that his side did not take advantage of the match against Nottingham Forest to claim another victory of the season. Bolton have made a good start to the season, but not an excellent start. They would have ideally be looking to the top of the table after a few rounds of matches, but the opening day defeat at the hands of Burnley has dented the confidence in the club. The lack of confidence once again showed in the 2-2 draw with Nottingham Forest. As result of this, Bolton are currently in the 12th position with only one victory to their credit.
Speaking after the match against Nottingham Forest, Owen Coyle said that he was extremely disappointed with the result. He said that he expected his team to see out the match after taking the lead in the second half. After going down to a wonderful goal from McGugan in the first half, Bolton managed to stage a remarkable comeback that saw them lead the match in the second half. However, a goal by Andy Reid a few minutes later meant that Bolton were unable to get all three points from the match.
“My frustration is that we’ve gifted them a soft second goal – a hopeful long ball that we could have dealt with in the centre-back position. Then Reid’s run unmarked from the middle of the park. Fair play to him – it’s a wonderful finish that he’s done all his career. I’m frustrated because there was a lot of good attacking play from our point of view and we showed a bit of character coming from a goal behind,” said Owen Coyle after the match. Bolton will be playing against the likes of Hull city and Birmingham in the next few matches.