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Thursday 17 November 2011

Bolton hammer five past Stoke

Owen Coyle's men end shocking run of defeats at the Reebok Stadium

Bolton's Chris Eagles chips Asmir Begovic to score his second goal of the match

Bolton 5-0 Stoke

Ivan Klasnic and Chris Eagles grabbed two goals each as Bolton ended their run of five straight Barclays Premier League defeats at home in dramatic fashion. 

Bolton skipper Kevin Davies opened the scoring after just two minutes and Eagles doubled their lead midway through the first half.

Three goals in a 20-minute second-half spell saw Bolton run out comfortable winners and exact a measure of revenge for their 5-0 FA Cup semi-final defeat against Stoke last season.

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Key Points

  • Bolton end run of home defeats in style
  • Klasnic and Eagles both score twice for Trotters
  • Club gain revenge for Stoke's 5-0 win in FA Cup