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Saturday 21 January 2012

Impressive Bolton beat Liverpool

Excellent 3-1 victory hauls Owen Coyle's men out of relegation zone

Bolton's Mark Davies gives them an early lead in the 3-1 win over Liverpool

Bolton Wanderers 3-1 Liverpool

Bolton hauled themselves out of the Barclays Premier League's relegation zone thanks to a superb victory over Liverpool at the Reebok Stadium.

The Trotters went 2-0 ahead in the first half, with Mark Davies sliding them in front after only four minutes and Nigel Reo-Coker finishing off a superb team move to double their advantage.

Craig Bellamy latched on to Andy Carroll's flick-on to pull one back for Liverpool, but Gretar Steinsson struck a fine half-volley from a corner to wrap up victory for Bolton.

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Key Points

  • Bolton go 2-0 ahead through Davies and Reo-Coker
  • Bellamy races away to pull one back for Liverpool
  • Steinsson makes it 3-1 with well-taken half-volley