Bolton Wanderers lose 3-2 against Swedish side Mjallby in their pre-season friendly.
A flurry of first-half goals saw
lose their pre-season clash with Bolton Wanderers 3-2 on Wednesday evening. Mjallby AIF
The Championship side raced into a two-goal lead when
added to Robert Hall 's opener within the first seven minutes. Jermaine Beckford
Hall teed up his teammate on five minutes and former Everton striker Beckford dispatched with aplomb, before the 20-year-old made it 2-0 moments later with an emphatic finish into the top corner from the edge of the box.
However, the home side were back in it just 10 minutes later when
and Mattias Haakansson struck on 12 and 16 minutes respectively. Kristian Haynes
With seven minutes of the first half remaining,
gave the Swedish side the lead, before Bounso was denied shortly after the restart by Viktor Nilsson . Andy Lonergan
Mjallby almost extended their lead in bizarre circumstances on 75 minutes when an overhit pass crashed against the post with Lonergan beaten in the Bolton goal.
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