Fulham boss Chris Coleman
was delighted to see his side return to Craven Cottage with a well-deserved win over Bolton Wanderers.
The Welshman saw summer signing Andy Cole score his 199th and 200th League goals of his illustrious career to send the West London faithful home happy.
Coleman was delighted with the effort of Cole in attack on Saturday, as The Cottagers were far more dangerous going forward throughout the contest.
“We’re now in a position to sign players of this quality and we needed somebody like Andy in after losing Louis Saha to Manchester United last year,” Coleman said.
“He’s always ready to take a chance to score and that’s the sort of player we’ve needed.
“He missed a few, but he got two. That’s why I brought him to the club.”
The Fulham boss was disappointed that less than 18,000 showed up at the new-look 22,000-seat Craven Cottage on Saturday, but he was pleased that the fans that were there saw a convincing performance.
“It is a disappointment we never filled the stadium, but so long as those fans shout and cheer for us, we are happy,” Coleman added.
“We created quite a few chances and should have won by more.
“It was a big day coming back here, but the players were focused. Otherwise, you can easily fall flat on your face.”