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Nov 7, 2015 at 3pm UK at ​Reebok Stadium
BoltonBolton Wanderers
0-0
Bristol City

Davies (60'), Manuel Casado (63'), Spearing (85')
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Kodjia (62'), Baker (78')

Result: Bolton Wanderers pay the penalty as Bristol City escape with draw

Shola Ameobi misses from the spot during Bolton Wanderers and Bristol City's 0-0 draw.

Bolton Wanderers missed a penalty in the second half as Bristol City escaped from the Macron Stadium with a 0-0 draw.

Both teams struggled to create anything in front of goal in the first half, but there was a let-off for the hosts in the 16th minute when Prince-Desir Gouano's attempted clearance rebounded against his own crossbar.

The game came to life early in the second half when Neil Lennon's Trotters were awarded a penalty for a foul on Gary Madine in the area.

Shola Ameobi stepped up to take the kick, but City goalkeeper Frank Fielding saved low to his left, before Madine blazed the rebound over the crossbar.

Liam Feeney should have put Bolton into the lead in the 70th minute when he collected a square pass from Ameobi in front of goal, but the Robins stopper pulled off an acrobatic save to preserve the stalemate.

City were dominant throughout the first half, but it was Bolton asking all of the questions after the break, and they nearly won it in the final minute when Ameobi's last-ditch header was saved.

The result leaves Bolton second-bottom of the Championship, four points behind today's opponents in 20th.

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd128132113825
2West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom1273231171424
3Leeds UnitedLeeds126512291323
4Middlesbrough12642146822
5Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest124711713419
6Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds125431918119
7Brentford124622014618
8Derby CountyDerby125341513218
9Norwich CityNorwich125341515018
10Blackburn RoversBlackburn124621415-118
11Swansea CitySwansea12453129317
12Wigan AthleticWigan125251416-217
13Bristol City124441614216
14Stoke CityStoke124441718-116
15Aston Villa123632020015
16Bolton WanderersBolton124351015-515
17Birmingham CityBirmingham122821312114
18Queens Park RangersQPR12426919-1014
19Rotherham UnitedRotherham12327919-1011
20Millwall122461319-610
21Reading122371520-59
22Preston North EndPreston122371824-69
23Ipswich TownIpswich121651118-79
24Hull City122281019-98

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