FM Preview: Bolton Wanderers v Manchester City 22 May 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 21st May 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Bolton Wanderers take on Manchester City in a Premier League match on 22nd May 2011 at 16:00.
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 61 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 15 wins, and Bolton Wanderers have come away with 30 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2009, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Dec||Man. City||4 - 2||Bolton Wdrs.||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 have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the The Trotters, with 5 goals against.
In complete contrast to Bolton Wanderers, Manchester City are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Sky Blues have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
Bolton Wanderers's 46 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Manchester City's total of 68 points from their 37 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||8 games since last home draw.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Manchester City||6 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 16 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here