Bolton Wanderers boss Ian Evatt has admtted it’s a ‘blow’ to be with out captain Antoni Sarcevic however that it presents a possibility for different gamers within the squad.
The Wanderers skipper was not named within the Bolton matchday squad in opposition to Colchester United, although it’s not but presently clear what sort of harm Sarcevic has suffered.
The previous Plymouth Argyle midfielder had began all three of Wanderers’ matches up to now this season.
Ali Crawford got here into the facet in Sarcevic’s place in opposition to the U’s, whereas Tom White and Brandon Comley lined up in central midfield.
And regardless of admitting not having Sarcevic obtainable is a ‘blow’, Evatt pointed to the likes of Ronan Darcy and Andrew Tutte who had been each on the bench and unused substitutes in opposition to Colchester as those that may very well be given an opportunity with the captain being absent.
Evatt mentioned: “After all it’s a blow for us as a result of Sarce is a high participant for us at this stage.
“The lads who performed I believed did outstandingly nicely. Ali Crawford, Tom White and Brandon Comley utterly dominated the midfield. That they had so many touches of the ball, good possession.
“Sure, we’ll miss Sarce but it surely provides a possibility for different individuals. Now we have Ronan Darcy on the bench, Andrew Tutte – they’re pushing for locations.
“Final week I used to be a bit down as a result of I didn’t suppose we’d performed the best way we had skilled and the work we have been doing.
“Right here, I’m really actually happy. I do know we have misplaced and I hate dropping – there’s no-one that dislikes dropping greater than me however to see the best way we performed and the way we have moved the opposition round in opposition to a great workforce.
“We have actually given them a extremely good recreation and a troublesome recreation – we should always have gained and there isn’t any denying that.”