Coyle makes five changes for Cup replay

Bolton boss Owen Coyle made five changes to his starting line-up for this evening’s FA Cup third-round replay against Macclesfield at the Reebok Stadium.

Bolton boss Owen Coyle made five changes to his starting line-up for this evening’s FA Cup third-round replay against Macclesfield at the Reebok Stadium.

Coyle, who on Monday saw Gary Cahill finally complete his move to Chelsea, shuffled things from Saturday’s 3-0 Barclays Premier League defeat at Manchester United by bringing Joe Riley, Dedryck Boyata, Tuncay Sanli, Kevin Davies and Ivan Klasnic into the Wanderers side.

For the visitors – currently 15th in npower League Two – defender Elliott Hewitt was promoted to the first XI, with striker George Donnelly missing out due to a groin problem.

Bolton: Bogdan, Riley, Wheater, Boyata, Ricketts, Sanli, Mark Davies, Reo-Coker, Petrov, Kevin Davies, Klasnic.

Subs: Lynch, Robinson, Knight, Blake, Pratley, Ngog, O’Halloran.

Macclesfield: Veiga, Bateson, Brown, Brisley, Tremarco, Wedgbury, Mendy, Hamshaw, Daniel, Hewitt, Diagne.

Subs: Collis, Kay, Morgan, Mukendi, Fairhurst, Fisher, Whiteoak.

Referee: Michael Oliver (Northumberland)

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