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Reebok Stadium (ATT 14,716) 28th September 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: Tony Harrington

Bolton Bolton Wanderers vs Yeovil Town Yeovil

Bolton 1

A Baptiste (90+1)

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Yeovil 1

E Upson (79)

Sky Bet Championship: Bolton and Yeovil draw 1-1 at the Reebok Stadium

Last Updated: 29/09/13 5:41pm

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Alex Baptiste scored in stoppage time to earn Bolton a 1-1 draw against Yeovil in the Sky Bet Championship at the Reebok Stadium.

Adam Bogdan's howler saw Ed Upson score for the visitors with just over 10 minutes left, and another defeat would have added to Bolton's miserable start to the season.

But Matt Mills' header in injury-time rattled against the post and Baptiste nodded in the rebound to give the Trotters a point which sees them move off the foot of the table.

All three new loan signings made by Bolton boss Dougie Freedman this week did not make the starting 11. Both Liam Feeney and Neil Danns, from Millwall and Leicester respectively, were named among the substitutes, whilst Cardiff's Kevin McNaughton missed out completely.

Yeovil manager Gary Johnson handed a debut to young defender Shane Duffy, who is on a month's loan from Everton.

Medo Kamara had the first real chance to open the scoring early on. His drilled shot from 25 yards rattled the inside of the post to the relief of Yeovil goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey.

The visitors then almost broke the deadlock five minutes before the break. Andy Williams slid a ball through to Paddy Madden, who forced a smart diving save from Hungary international Bogdan.

In the final minute of the half, Wanderers had the best opportunity to go in ahead. A loose ball fell to Lee Chung-Yong, who seemed to have too much time to think about his shot before forcing Hennessey to parry the ball out with his chest.

The Trotters then came out in the second half looking to make amends for their flat performance. A breakaway move saw Lee and Chris Eagles play a one-two before the South Korea international fed in David Ngog, but the Frenchman failed to curl his shot into the net.

Feeney then came on alongside Jermaine Beckford, with the latter almost making a massive impact.

Kamara cut the Yeovil defence wide open with his through-ball sending Beckford one-on-one with Hennessey. The Wales international goalkeeper came out on top, catching Beckford's effort to the frustration of the home fans.

Eagles then put Beckford clear on the counter once more, with the former Everton forward's first-time shot curled wide.

Just as the home outfit were starting to look like the more likely to score, the moment of madness happened.

A speculative effort from over 30 yards by Upson looked to have dribbled its way into the hands of Bogdan. But instead, the ball agonisingly slipped through his legs and crawled over the line.

Baptiste's late header then saw Bolton level, with Zat Knight almost snatching all three points for the hosts with a header of his own in the last second.

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Sky Bet Championship

Sky Bet Championship
Pos Team P Pts
1 Leicester City 43 93
2 Burnley 43 86
3 Derby County 43 78
4 Queens Park Rangers 43 73
5 Wigan Athletic 42 70
6 Brighton and Hove Albion 43 65
7 Reading 43 64
8 Ipswich Town 43 64
9 Nottingham Forest 43 62
10 Bournemouth 43 62
11 Blackburn Rovers 43 61
12 Watford 42 60
13 Middlesbrough 43 58
14 Bolton Wanderers 43 55
15 Sheffield Wednesday 43 53
16 Leeds United 43 53
17 Huddersfield Town 43 47
18 Birmingham City 42 43
19 Doncaster Rovers 43 43
20 Millwall 43 43
21 Charlton Athletic 42 42
22 Blackpool 43 42
23 Barnsley 43 39
24 Yeovil Town 43 37

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