Neil Lennon accepts Bolton Wanderers defeat

Bolton Wanderers Manager Neil Lennon walks onto the pitch at the start of the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Bolton Wanderers at St Andrews (stadium) on October 18, 2014
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Bolton boss Neil Lennon admits that his side deserved their 2-1 defeat at Norwich on Friday night.

Bolton Wanderers manager Neil Lennon has admitted that he has no complaints with his side's defeat to Norwich City on Friday.

The Trotters were beaten 2-1 at Carrow Road, keeping them in the relegation zone in the Championship table.

Cameron Jerome netted twice for the hosts, while Lee Chung-yong scored a late consolation for Bolton.

"That's the benchmark and that's what we strive to be, where Norwich are," Lennon told Sky Sports News. "We lacked a bit of legs in midfield, a bit of physicality and our two centre-halves struggled against their strikers. We were second best and Norwich deserved to win the game."

Bolton are back in Championship action on Tuesday night when they entertain Cardiff City.

Gary O'Neil of Norwich City tackles Mark Davies of Bolton during the Sky Bet Championship match between Norwich City and Bolton Wanderers at Carrow Road on October 31, 2014
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