FM Preview: Manchester City v Bolton Wanderers 03 Mar 2012

Last updated : 02 March 2012

Footymad preview History of the Manchester City v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Manchester City prepare to entertain Bolton Wanderers at City of Manchester Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sky Blues are clearly on top, having won 34 and lost only 14 of the 58 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was just last season, in December 2010, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sun 21 Aug Bolton Wdrs. 2 - 3 Man. City Premier League
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

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Recent respective form guides

Manchester City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Sky Blues, with 6 goals against.

Bolton Wanderers have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Trotters have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Manchester City are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 26 games giving them a return of 63 points.

Bolton Wanderers are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 20 points from their 26 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Manchester City 6 5 0 1 13 2 15
Bolton Wanderers 6 2 1 3 5 8 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

With the Sky Blues being in decent shape at home at the moment, we am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Manchester City Won 4 successive home games.
18 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Bolton Wanderers 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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