Bolton 1 Aston Villa 2: Trotters still bottom after Albrighton and Petrov seal Villa win
Bolton remain bottom of the Barclays Premier League after slipping to a 2-1 defeat against Aston Villa at the Reebok Stadium.
Two goals in the space of six first half minutes from Marc Albrighton and Stiliyan Petrov sealed defeat for Bolton, who pulled one back through Ivan Klasnic 10 minutes into the second half but couldn”t find an equaliser.
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Mixed emotions: Gary Cahill (standing right) looks dejected as Aston Villa”s Stiliyan Petrov celebrates his side”s second goal
1-0: Marc Albrighton (centre) celebrates scoring the opener for Villa
Consolation: Bolton players congratulate Ivan Klasnic after he pulled one back for the hosts
Close encounter: Bolton”s Dedryck Boyata (front) and Aston Villa”s Charles N”Zogbia battle for the ball
Decisive: Aston Villa players mob Stiliyan Petrov after his goal
Wreaths are laid by captains Stiliyan Petrov (left) and Kevin Davies (right) in memory of former Bolton star Gary Speed
Bolton: Jaaskelainen, Boyata, Cahill, Knight, Robinson, Tuncay (Kakuta 71), Pratley, Mark Davies, Eagles, Kevin Davies, Klasnic (Ngog 78). Subs not used: Bogdan, Steinsson, Muamba, Petrov, O”Halloran. Booked: M Davies
Aston Villa: Guzan, Hutton, Dunne, Collins, Warnock, Albrighton, Herd, Petrov, N”Zogbia, Bent (Heskey 81), Agbonlahor. Subs not used: Marshall, Ireland, Delfouneso, Clark, Bannan, Weimann. Booked: Albrighton, Agbonlahor.
Referee: Phil Dowd.