FA CUP 5TH ROUND: Clinical Bolton into quarter finals

Ivan Klasnic's first-half goal was enough for Bolton to see off the challenge of Fulham at Craven Cottage in the FA Cup fifth round.

The Croat volleyed the winner from 12 yards early in the first half after good work from Fabrice Muamba.

Klasnic had another shot parried away by Mark Schwarzer who also saved well from winger Martin Petrov.

Bobby Zamora came on fgrom the bench for the first time since September and went close for Fulham with a shot late on.

Bit overall this was the Wanderers day as they defended doggedly and looked dangerous on the break leaving the home side with few clear chances on goal.

Bolton’s reward for victory in this all Premiership tie is a quarter-final game against another top flight outfit, Birmingham at St Andrews.

Referee: Stuart Attwell

Venue: Craven Cottage
Attendance: 19,571

Fulham scorers:
Bolton scorers: Klasnic 19

FULHAM
01 Schwarzer
03 Salcido
05 Hangeland
06 Baird (yellow card)
18 Hughes
07 Sidwell
11 Gera (Zamora 67)
13 Murphy
23 Dempsey
08 Johnson
30 Dembele

Substitutes
12 Stockdale,
02 Kelly,
04 Pantsil,
20 Etuhu,
27 Greening,
15 Kamara,
25 Zamora

BOLTON
01 Bogdan
04 Robinson (yellow card)
05 Cahill
25 Alonso
31 Wheater
06 Muamba (yellow card)
08 Holden (yellow card)
10 Petrov (yellow card)
27 Lee
14 Davies
17 Klasnic (Elmander 79)

Substitutes
22 Jaaskelainen,
07 Taylor,
21 Cohen,
09 Elmander,
19 Moreno,
20 Blake

 
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