Craig Bryson looks on as Christian Doidge wins a late header for Wanderers in their 1-0 win against Derby
DERBY midfielder Craig Bryson admits his side “lacked quality” to break down Bolton’s stubborn defence in their 1-0 defeat on Saturday.
The Rams arrived at the UniBol buoyant after a penalty shoot-out cup victory against Manchester United in midweek but failed to display the same sort of swagger in the bread and butter of the Championship.
Scoring so early, it was imperative that we stood firm defensively, and another accomplished 90 minutes, soaking up long spells of pressure at times, ensured for the second week in a row, the mighty Wanderers kept a clean sheet and limited the opposition to very few chances. This was a solid team effort, in which everyone played their part,
In the end, Craig Noone’s 10th minute header was the decisive strike on an afternoon where Phil Parkinson’s defensive gameplan was executed to the letter.
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The Derby County boss felt Bolton Wanderers should have been a man light in their Championship clash yesterday