Lee made seven changes for a match he simply could not afford to lose - a bold gamble and one which at times threatened to backfire spectacularly against the Macedonian league leaders, who threatened on the counter-attack.
But Anelka´s sixth goal of the season, a looping header from fellow substitute Stelios Giannakopoulos, settled the Trotters´ nerves and reinforced the value of a player worth his weight in gold to the unfashionable Lancashire club.
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