Mar 2, 2013 at 3pm UK at ​Oakwell
Barnsley
2-3
BoltonBolton Wanderers
Cywka (47'), O'Grady (53')
Etuhu (63')
FT(HT: 0-2)
Dawson (59'), Spearing (38'), Ngog (15')
Pratley (51')

Result: Bolton Wanderers survive Barnsley fightback

Result: Bolton survive Barnsley fightback
© PA Photos
Barnsley come back from two goals down at half time against Bolton Wanderers but cannot stop the Trotters from wrapping up a 3-2 victory at Oakwell.

Bolton Wanderers have survived a second-half fightback from Barnsley to secure a 3-2 win at Oakwell.

David Ngog put the visitors in front in the 15th minute, stabbing home after Luke Steele had kept his first effort out.

Steele stopped the Trotters from pulling further clear with a strong save to deny Chris Eagles.

However, he could do nothing to stop Jay Spearing's driven effort from the edge of the box from finding the net, as a slight deflection took the ball off its course.

Dougie Freedman's men were well in control at the break, but were caught cold after the restart as the Tykes dragged themselves level.

Tomasz Cywka grabbed the first, before Chris O'Grady picked up the pieces after Adam Bogdan had made a save.

Bolton retook the lead through Craig Dawson, who fired home when Steele could only palm Marcos Alonso's free kick into his path.

The hosts nearly drew level immediately, but Bolton had Bogdan to thank for keeping out Jim O'Brien as he bore down on goal.

A goalmouth scramble nearly resulted in a fourth goal for the visitors just moments later as the Oakwell crowd struggled for breath.

The game was keenly contested until the finish, but it was Freedman's side who went on to claim all three points.

David Ngog
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