WANDERERS winger Lloyd Isgrove is ready for a spell on the sidelines after struggling a grade three hamstring tear.
Isgrove was pressured off within the first half towards Doncaster, changing into the newest identify on the Whites’ in depth harm checklist.
Wanderers boss Ian Evatt admits it’s one other blow forward of Saturday’s conflict with Cheltenham, with Dapo Afolayan additionally lacking out as a consequence of suspension.
“Lloyd has got a grade three hamstring (tear) which means either surgery or at least 12 weeks out, so not great news,” stated the Bolton boss. “Dapo (Afolayan) is clearly lacking by way of suspension as nicely.
“He’s gutted and we’re all gutted. As a supervisor, I all the time analyse issues which have occurred and issues which have gone on, and the Stockport dwelling recreation is an actual frustration as a result of we should always have gained that recreation.
“Then we’d have prevented the replay the place Josh (Sheehan) picks up the ACL harm, Baka (Amadou Bakayoko) picks up the hamstring harm.
“We should play 120 minutes at actual excessive depth after which we have now to journey to Wycombe with the identical group, the identical squad.
“Off the again of that, Izzy is fatigued and we have now to roll him out once more and he will get injured within the first half. That’s the explanation but it surely’s our personal fault, so we have now to take our drugs.
“As I said, lessons learned and (we have to) stick together as a group, as a club and fanbase. Challenging times can really bring out the best of people so let’s hope this does that with our group.”
Evatt additionally revealed that Alex Baptiste might return to the facet towards the Robins.
The skilled defender suffered a medial ligament harm towards Wycombe final weekend.
“I think he’ll be fully fit for next week but there’s a good possibility he’ll be available for this weekend,” added Evatt.
“He might have to play through some pain to do it but Alex is one of those lads who puts his hand up and steps up to the plate and wants to crack on. So that might be a slight positive.”
The Bolton boss can be hoping for constructive news about MJ Williams, who will see a specialist tomorrow after struggling a dislocated shoulder at Wycombe.