Holden strike powers Bolton

Bolton's Stuart Holden thumped in a Kevin Davies knockdown two minutes from time, seconds after Mame Biram Diouf had cancelled out Fabrice Muamba's 65th-minute opener, to leave Blackburn boss Sam Allardyce seething at his old club.

Bolton now have 26 points from 17 games, though Tottenham Hotspur can reclaim fifth position with a point against Chelsea in the day's late game (1600 GMT), while Blackburn remained in 13th on 21 points.

Stephen Hunt's 45th-minute goal gave Wolves a precious victory and takes them to 15 points, still in 19th but only three points shy of Birmingham who are 16th.

Milan win

Kevin Prince Boateng scored the first goal and impudently set up Robinho for the second to help rampant Serie A leaders AC Milan to a 3-0 win at troubled club Bologna on Sunday.

Their advantage at the top was extended to six points but Lazio can cut the gap back to three with a win at fourth-placed Juventus later (1945 GMT).

Last season's runners-up AS Roma are 10 points behind Milan after a 1-0 victory over rock-bottom Bari where Francesco Totti missed a penalty before his chip set up Juan to score.

Sampdoria, who will find out at a hearing on Monday if banished striker Antonio Cassano can be sacked, missed the chance to keep pace with Roma when new Brescia coach Mario Beretta oversaw a 1-0 triumph for the strugglers against Samp.

Fellow promoted side Lecce also picked up a 3-2 victory over Chievo but stayed third-from-bottom while Brazilian striker Nene netted a hat-trick in Cagliari's 3-0 win over nine-man Catania. Milan's easy victory meant they moved 13 points ahead of faltering champions Inter Milan, who are not playing this weekend because of their involvement in the Club World Cup.

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