It was Bolton´s third win in their last four matches and moved them three points clear of the relegation zone with a vastly superior goal difference on third-bottom Reading.
They were given a massive boost prior to kick-off when news filtered through of Fulham´s 2-0 win over Birmingham and Reading´s 1-0 home defeat at the hands of Tottenham but Coppell said: "We knew the scores as they were coming in but didn´t make a difference to what we were trying to actually achieve."
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