LOAN WATCH: Kioso helps Bolton make it five wins in a row by beating Southend

Town defender Peter Kioso has been in excellent form for BoltonTown defender Peter Kioso has been in excellent form for Bolton
Town defender Peter Kioso has been in excellent form for Bolton
Shinnie also plays as Charlton climb up to third in League One

Town's on-loan defender Peter Kioso started as Bolton Wanderers claimed a fifth successive win against Southend United on Saturday, picking up a 3-0 triumph in League Two.

After some fine saves from home keeper Matt Gilks, the Trotters led on the stroke of half time with an emphatic header from Nathan Delfouneso.

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Eoin Doyle doubled Wanderers' lead on 64 minutes from the penalty spot, after he had been felled by John White in the box, while Kioso almost had another assist to his name moments later, Delfouneso flagged offside when guiding his cross into the net.

Kioso was replaced on 86 minutes as Doyle put the result beyond doubt, converting ex-Town loanee Alex Baptiste's ball in, as Bolton had a fifth victory in a row for the first time since March 2017.

Town's defender had played a huge part in Ian Evatt's siden making it four wins on Tuesday night, scoring the only goal in a 1-0 win at Scunthorpe United.

​​Kioso broke the deadlock in the second half, with an accomplished low finish after a fine build-up, his second strike for the club.

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Afterwards, the full back said: "I'm very happy with that, it's always good to score, especially when the gaffer is getting on to you about not scoring enough.

"But the gaffer wants the best for me and that's what I love most about the gaffer is that if he feels like I'm not doing something he'll tell me.

"He told me he didn't think I was scoring enough goals and that's something I need to get more into my game and do exactly what he's telling me to do because he knows what he's saying.

"He wants me to play a certain way, that's the best thing that knowing the gaffer has trust and belief in me and I just need to make sure that I'm doing what I need to do out on the pitch."

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Meanwhile, Luton midfielder Andrew Shinnie was in the Charlton Athletic side as they won 2-0 at League One promotion rivals Ipswich Town on Saturday.

The Addicks led on 21 minutes when Shinnie drove into the box and pulled a cross back that was deflected into the path of Albie Morgan who made no mistake from close range.

After the break, Charlton had the victory when Omar Bogle netted his first goal for the club with 20 minutes to go as Lee Bowyer's side climbed up to third in the table.

Shinnie had also played 90 minutes in midweek as Athletic were beaten 4-2 by Burton Albion.


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