Bolton Wanderers midfielder Jay Spearing says they let Leeds United off the hook

Jay Spearing

The Trotters midfielder was not pleased with the result at Elland Road.

Leeds United got back to winning ways at the weekend, beating struggling Championship side Bolton Wanderers 2-1 at Elland Road.

Two goals from Mirco Antenucci gave Leeds a two nil lead before a goal from Kaiyne Woolery gave the Trotters late hope.

It was a tough game for Leeds and Bolton would have felt aggrieved to come away with nothing from the game in Yorkshire.

That is certainly the opinion of one of Bolton's players.

Speaking to The Bolton News this week former Liverpool youngster Jay Spearing made it clear that he felt Bolton did not deserve to lose the game at Leeds, and in fact should have won the game.

He stated:

“I don’t know how many chances we had, how many corners, how much of the ball – it was enough to win the game.

“They had one shot on target in the second half and they scored with it. That sums it up.

“We are letting teams off the hook when we are on top."

As it is Leeds appeared to have put their relegation fears to one side with the win whilst Bolton have now dropped to the bottom of the table again, with relegation seemingly imminent for the financially crippled side.

Leeds fans, considering their fall from grace, will have more sympathy than others and will admit that the game could have gone either way.

But thanks to the Italian striker Antenucci the three points stayed in Yorkshire.

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