FM Preview: Bolton Wanderers v Manchester City 21 Aug 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 20th August 2011
The game between Bolton Wanderers and Manchester City in the Premier League on 21st August 2011 at 16:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Bolton Wanderers v Manchester City fixture
Manchester City face a trip to Bolton Wanderers at Reebok Stadium on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 62 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 16 wins, and Bolton Wanderers have come away with 30 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sun 22 May||Bolton Wdrs.||0-2||Man. City||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 04 Dec||Man. City||1 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Tue 09 Feb||Man. City||2 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 12 Dec||Bolton Wdrs.||3 - 3||Man. City||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 24 May||Man. City||1 - 0||Bolton Wdrs.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 02 Nov||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 0||Man. City||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Mar||Bolton Wdrs.||0 - 0||Man. City||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Bolton Wanderers are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the The Trotters in those games, with 7 conceded.
Manchester City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Sky Blues have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Bolton Wanderers are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 1 games giving them a return of 3 points.
Manchester City's total of 3 points from their 1 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Sky Blues out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Bolton Wanderers. Away win
|Bolton Wanderers||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
|Manchester City||8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 19 outings ago.
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