Bolton boss Coyle: We are showing you can play your way out of trouble

Bolton Wanderers boss Owen Coyle says they're showing teams can play good football and survive in the Premiership. Coyle has managed to guide the Trotters away from the dropzone this month.

Bolton Wanderers boss Owen Coyle says they're showing teams can play good football and survive in the Premiership.

Coyle has managed to guide the Trotters away from the dropzone this month.

Coyle told the Telegraph: "People look at that West Brom side who played football, but they did not get relegated because they played good football, but because they conceded soft goals.

"It comes down to individual or collective mistakes. At Burnley, we played the same way away from home as we did at home, where our record was very good. We didn't lose away because of our style, but because we made errors.

"The strikers in the Premier League are ruthless. If you make a mistake, people like Jermain Defoe, Fernando Torres and Didier Drogba will punish you.

"But there is no reason you cannot play good football and remain in the division. The way to win games is to play entertaining football.

"If you do it right as a unit, you will win games. You lose because of mistakes or because you come up against a better side."

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