FM Preview: Bolton Wanderers v Manchester City 21 Aug 2011

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Bolton Wanderers 6 1 0 5 8 12 3
Manchester City 6 5 0 1 13 3 15

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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